kids and nature

Photo by Natural Learning Initiative

NWF to HOP to Remaking Children’s Outdoor Play

Recent research shows that young children who play outdoors in spaces that are specifically designed for 0-5 year olds actually garner more developmental benefits: They engage in 22% more physical …

NWF staff - Morgan Parks (green vest) and AmeriCorps member, Molly Orr (blue vest)

Oregon Office Opens

As a voice for wildlife, NWF hopes to shape and inspire the future generation of conservationists in Oregon and beyond, and we won’t be doing this alone. The National Wildlife Federation’s …

Young explorers in Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands

Growing Greener: The Wonder of Wild Places  

A rainy weekend in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands is an investment in the next generation Each fall, my family and I go exploring and camping with our close friends. This year, with …

Green Street Academy students gardening in their hoop house. Photo by Eric Oberlechner/Green Street Academy

Baltimore: From Green Street to Main Street

Close to 10% of land within city limits is comprised of public green space where residents can learn and play, and wildlife can flourish. It’s a pretty good start, but …

Camden student shares horseshoe crab

Get Outside on Delaware River Waterways this Fall

Photo from Eisenhower High School USD #265

An Education Milestone Worth Celebrating!

Photo by Lemonjenny, Flickr Creative Commons

Camping Games for Kids

Clark Fork School Schoolyard Habitat provides hands-on learning. Photo courtesy of Clark Fork School

Learning is Natural in Montana Eco-Schools

“I know this tree!” exclaims an excited first-grader, grasping a ponderosa pine seedling. She’s holding one of 150 seedlings distributed to students ranging from kindergarten through eighth grade at DeSmet …

Learning to Cast
photo Michael O'Leary

Raising Salmon in the Classroom

Every fall and spring, the National Wildlife Federation’s Oregon affiliate, the Association of Northwest Steelheaders pick up fish eggs from local hatcheries and deliver them to excited elementary students as …

Teachers at PS 110 measure energy consumption in appliances. Photo by NWF.

Energy Conservation in Action

The staff and students at PS 110 are beginning to take the journey of thinking about the energy that makes our city work with the ultimate goal of reducing school-wide …

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