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Obama's "Every Kid in a Park" Initiative: Connecting Kids to Nature and History

Two developments last week provide opportunities for cities to connect young people to the outdoors and to local history.

The President’s new Every Kid in a Park… 479 more words


The Song of the Boot

It’s been cold lately. Not sure if you’ve noticed. Our school board already cancelled one day of school for -35oC weather, and it looks like they might do it again tomorrow. 121 more words

A Woodland Web of Life

Crann (www.crann.ie) is Ireland’s leading voluntary tree organisation dedicated to the promotion and protection of trees, hedgerows and woodlands. Crann has produced a number of educational brochures describing the benefits of trees to the Irish environment. 489 more words

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Sonairte and Tree Recipes

Photo Source: Sonairte Website

If you are interested in a nature study field trip, Sonairte (an interactive visitor centre located in Laytown) promotes ecological awareness and sustainable living. 659 more words

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The little things that really matter

After his release from an Egyptian prison, Australian journalist Peter Greste was asked what he would most like to do. His answer was:

Watching a few sunsets. 721 more words


A Social History of Trees

Sharing the cultural heritage of Irish trees can be a valuable way to enrich the knowledge of children regarding the significance of trees within Irish history. 910 more words

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Nature Literacy: Why Children Need to Spend More Time in Nature

Last week was a Family Literacy Week in Canada. Lots of resources and tips were shared about reading and language development. Both are essential skills for every kid, without a doubt, but all those posts made me think about the kind of literacy that doesn’t often get much air – nature literacy. 1,784 more words

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