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Week One: Let’s Go Outside!

7/14/2009 // By Jennifer Ward

Jennifer Ward, author of Let’s Go Outside, tells us how to make a “toad castle.” Read more >

Facebook Fans Love to Read!

7/13/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Our fans on Facebook share their favorite children’s books about the outdoors. Read more >

Camping and Scavenger Hunt

7/10/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Rebecca Cohen of RebeccaPlants.com shares her family’s campout–in writing and video. Read more >

A Green-Read Hour

7/8/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Green Hour readers share their favorite kids’ books about the outdoors with Mary Quattlebaum. Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Family Game Night

6/24/2009 // By Anne Cissel

One mom explores the joys of a community Green Hour in Portland, Ore. Read more >

Growing Green and Going Wild

6/9/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum wants to know your favorite outdoor kids’ books. Read more >

Tending To Trees

5/13/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

‘Tis the season for greening, growing, budding and blooming. The trees in my neighborhood now sport tufts of tender leaves like bright spring hairdos. Yup, May is the month for digging, planting and tending new life. Are you and your […] Read more >

Memories of Wild Places

4/28/2009 // By Elizabeth Schleichert

A senior editor for Ranger Rick magazine shares her thoughts about the restorative powers of nature. Read more >

Green Hour Heroes: Grandparents

4/24/2009 // By Anne Cissel

Grandparents.com asks its community: “How will you enjoy the outdoors this summer?” Read more >

Can Twitter and Facebook Help Connect People With Nature?

4/21/2009 // By Anne Cissel

The National Wildlife Federation is connecting people with nature — through the Internet. Sounds paradoxical, doesn’t it? It’s true. With just a few mouse clicks and key presses, we are raising awareness about the importance of outdoor time. Hopefully, with […] Read more >