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The Attentiveness Of Walking

“You must walk like a camel, which is said to be the only beast which ruminates while walking.”

                             Thoreau (Journal, October 31st, 1850)

It’s something we hear, and are told, often. 1,031 more words

Planting Seeds for The Next Generation

Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young, it travels along grass-stained sleeves to the heart. – Richard Louv: Last Child in the Woods… 236 more words

Allotment Activities

Press Release for Texas Children in Nature

“Every Kid In A Park” Initiative Addresses Problems of Inactivity and Obesity, Promotes Health and Learning

AUSTIN — A new National Parks Foundation initiative announced Feb. 490 more words

Observations

Last Child Into the Woods - Let's Get Our Girl Scouts Outside!

Penny Roberts, a member of the Outdoor Programs Committee who also directs three camps as a volunteer director at Meadow Mountain Ranch as a Volunteer Outdoor Program Director recently attended a discussion group at the Estes Public Library on the book… 824 more words

Girls

"Last Child in the Woods" by Richard Louv, book review

Published Jan. 24, 2007, in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, “Out equals healthy.”

2015 Update: Richard Louv has written a new book (2011), “The Nature Principle.” “The future will belong to the nature-smart—those individuals, families, businesses, and political leaders who develop a deeper understanding of the transformative power of the natural world and who balance the virtual with the real. 940 more words

Birds

Louv Nature Deficit Disorder

Richard Louv has a compelling viewpoint on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD/ADD. I agree there is no coincidence that a sudden increase in diagnoses occurred in correlation with the absence of recess in many public schools. 647 more words

My Sit Spot - Montevallo, Alabama

Look for the edges between habitats:  where the trees stop and a field begins; where rocks and earth meet water.  Life is always at the edges. 

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