Students and Nature

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 …

Victory for No Child Left Inside

This week, we had a significant victory for getting kids outdoors. With significant bipartisan support, the House Committee on Education and Labor approved the No Child Left Inside Act. This …

The Joy of Camping

What’s the best thing about camping? These days, I’d say it’s getting away from my car and my computer for a few days. When I was a kid, I would …

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!

Celebrate National Wildlife Week in Style Like Shirley Temple

So what do Shirley Temple, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Walt Disney have in common? Nothing. Haha, just kidding, they have all had roles strongly supporting National Wildlife Week! For …

A Little Lawn Reading

Outdoor play and reading can go hand in hand. Get tips and book recommendations here!

Wildlife Heroes Aren’t Just In the Movies

Last night I went to a special screening of Nim’s Island, the new Walden Media movie starring Jody Foster, Abigail Breslin, and Gerard Butler. This movie is about people who …

Honk If You Love Grass Whistles!

Life lessons learned from catching frogs and skipping stones.

Kids and Binoculars

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

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