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Resources for Nature and Wildlife Book Lovers

6/29/2011 // By Danielle Brigida

I don’t know about you, but reading is one of my favorite hobbies.  When I’m not thinking about ways to help wildlife, I’m thinking about books that I’d like to read about the natural world. Sometimes it is difficult to […] Read more >

School Daze and Frog Craze

11/9/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Mary Quattlebaum shares a favorite book about a scientist whose career resulted from a childhood love of frogs. Read more >

Big As The Whole Outdoors

10/22/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum reviews the book Ladybug Girl, which celebrates a child’s creative can-do spirit. Read more >

Your Child’s “Happy Place”

8/18/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

How often do you visit your “happy place?” It’s that spot in which you feel safe, centered, joyous, soothed–and it’s all in your mind. For many adults, it’s a place from childhood associated with the natural world: the beach, a […] 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 >

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 >

Running–For The Fun Of It

4/8/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum muses on one of the pleasures of youth–running with no particular destination in mind. Read more >

Count Down to Spring

3/16/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

If your family is like mine, you’re counting down the days till spring begins officially on March 21. But this month delights in unpredictable weather. Lion or lamb? How did your March arrive? Well, the lion roared in my neck […] Read more >

I “Heart” the Earth

2/12/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Give back to the Earth for Valentine’s Day. Organize a neighborhood clean-up for play spaces, parks, or trails. Will your kids want to help? You bet. They might grouse about chores at home but set them loose in a park […] Read more >

A Little Night Magic

1/16/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum shares one of her favorite books, “Owl Moon.” Read more >

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