Make a Field Guide… to Your Yard!

Ten tips to document the nature in your neighborhood

Creating a Field Guide to Your Backyard, Part II

In April I introduced a no-cost, low-impact way to observe and enjoy nature with your kids by creating a field guide to your own backyard. Taking as little or as …

Take a ‘Field Skip’

Introduce a new concept to your child’s school: the field trip that doesn’t cost a dime.

Have a Beach Hour

I can’t believe August is here. Where did the summer go? Soon everyone will be shopping for school supplies, shoes, clothes and uniforms. We’re all trying to squeeze in as …

In Search of Urban Critters

People often think they have to travel far to see nature. They overlook the nature in their own backyards, schoolyards, neighborhoods and yes, even cities. There is plenty of nature …

Take a Cloud Walk

Download a free book on clouds and take your kids on a cloud-gazing expedition!

Creating a Field Guide to Your Backyard, Part 1

Here’s a great way to hone your child’s writing, research and observation skills!

Kids and Binoculars

Good tips to keep in mind when introducing kids to these nature-watching tools.

Field Guides for Your Green Hour

Tips for choosing the best guides for your family.

Birdfeeding 101

This is a popular time of year to feed birds. Watching birds at the feeder is a fun and educational family activity that you can do from within the house …

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