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Go Outside and Play

“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.

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What's in a name?

After multiple recommendations, I am finally making time to read Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods.  It has taken me back to the days when my friends and I played football on our dirt road, encountered a variety of wildlife, and wandered fearlessly through the woods and around the neighborhood.  366 more words

Children's Books

Last Week of Winter

This year I am documenting an experience I have had every year since 1995. After the snow melts every March, I dust off my bike and return to my favorite warm-weather passion – biking on the Loveland Bike Trail. 431 more words

Loveland Bike Trail

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… 239 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


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