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5 Benefits to Playing in the Woods

I recently wrote about our excitement in joining a forest playgroup this fall. This was one of our favorite things to do with friends last year. 1,166 more words


A Place to Live, a Place to Die: Forging Deep Connections to the Land

By: Richard Telford

The quintessentially American poet Walt Whitman, in the 1892 “Deathbed Edition” final revision of his opus 52-section “Song of Myself,” writes the following couplet in the poem’s final section: 1,342 more words

Environmental Journalism

Meds vs. mud: Unstructured outdoor playtime a critical solution for kids

It was all a matter of perspective.

To the six young children, the muddy, clay-bottomed stream that wound through a number of campsites at the Central Pennsylvania Wesleyan Campground offered an opportunity to play. 538 more words


Last Child in the Woods- Book Review

Today I’m trying something different. Today I’m reviewing an older book that I recently read that pertains to the disconnection between modern society and nature, 871 more words