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Nature Notes

Eels in the Classroom

If, like me, you can remember the Nature Table at school, you may lament its perceived loss: much is said about how removed children are now from Nature. 407 more words

Book Review: The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

Published July 26, 2008, in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, “A splendid book for curious kids.”

2014 Update: The book is widely available. Look for the updated version for the whole of North America (see cover photo). 267 more words

Bird Identification

Sharing ideas for things to do around a campfire

Judging by the response to my previous post about campfires, many of us have happy memories of times spent around an outdoor fire. This set me thinking about campfire activities – apart from gazing and yarning –  that I have enjoyed. 421 more words


The campfire connection (with nature)

I heard recently of a rather telling incident at a family barbecue. Some visiting school-age children displayed amazement at the sight of the fire. The reason, it seemed, was that this was the first open fire they had seen. 635 more words


A Child's Guide to Gardening

Children, You are the most special gardeners! Why, you ask? Dear children, you hold so much of creator’s love and light within you. Your light and love is very strong and true. 454 more words

Children And Nature

Sense of Place

“I cannot have a spiritual center without having a geographical one…” – Scott Russel Sanders