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New Resources for Project Learning Tree

March 31, 2015 kidsandnature Blogroll

New Project Learning Tree – Ohio posters “Ohio Forests: A Rich & Bountiful Land.” The link below connects to ODNR’s webpages regarding the posters. A set of both is available at no cost upon request and availability. http://forestry.ohiodnr.gov/plt-ohioforests PLT and the Division of Forestry also has available an Ohio Tree ID booklet that is great […]

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Education Workshop at Vinton State Forest

March 31, 2015 kidsandnature BlogrollLNCI Events

Upcoming education PreK-12 workshop on June 16 & 17 at the newest state forest, Vinton State Forest near McArthur in Vinton Co. Registration just opened and it typically fills up quickly. See the links below for a sign up sheet and an agenda. https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod_object_assets/assets/30538853977527/2015_Teacher_Field_Day_Agenda.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAI7NUHQYARXR2GGCQ&Expires=1427821249&Signature=fW3RcZZa%2FwGqBd3c9VsTUq5lAfw%3D#_=_ https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod_object_assets/assets/30538853757286/2015_Field_Day_Announcement_.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAI7NUHQYARXR2GGCQ&Expires=1427821222&Signature=YWfMCZiMPq%2F2xFLfx1dCms2mNPQ%3D#_=_

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Nature Explore Workshops are coming to Columbus!

March 26, 2015 kidsandnature BlogrollLNCI Events

What: Using Your Outdoor Classroom and Nature-Inspired Indoor Environments workshops When:  Saturday, May 2, 2015 | 9 a.m.– noon & 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Where:  Bright Horizons at Riverside Hospital | Bright Horizons at Riverside Hospital, 835 Thomas Lane, Columbus, OH 43214 How to Register:  Sign up by March 25, 2015 to reserve your spot!Space is limited, so we invite […]

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OEEF Grant Input

March 7, 2015 kidsandnature Uncategorized

Ohio EPA is inviting comments on the annual agenda that sets funding priorities for the coming year for the Ohio Environmental Education Fund.  We propose to continue the environmental education grant program, provide statewide coordination for Project WET, and support a number of initiatives introducing Ohio students to careers in environmental science and engineering.  The […]

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EECO Conference for Environmental Education

March 7, 2015 kidsandnature Education/Schools

48th EECO Annual Conference: “Riding on the Wave of Environmental Education” April 9-12, 2015 Maumee Bay State Park Lodge and Conference Center Full agenda and registration are available online at https://eeco.wildapricot.org.   Conference Strands Population and Climate Change • STEM and Careers • Youth Education • Funding and Philanthropy   Conference Highlights Keynote Speakers: Kristin […]

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Help save Monarchs, get a free Garden Kit and enter to win a trip for four to Walt Disney World!

March 7, 2015 kidsandnature Uncategorized

National Wildlife Federation is giving away 10,000 Butterfly Hero Garden Kits http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/Media-Center/News-by-Topic/Wildlife/2015/02-25-15-Be-a-Butterfly-Hero-Submit-a-Photo-and-Help-Save-the-Monarch-Butterfly.aspx to kids and their families between now and May 15th. To be a Butterfly Hero and receive your free Kit, take the Pledge to Help Monarchs http://www.nwf.org/Butterfly-Heroes/Pledge.aspx and upload your photo with the universal butterfly sign as shown. Your family could also win […]

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EcoWeekend Ohio now registering attendees for 43rd year…

February 24, 2015 kidsandnature ParentingParks and LandPhysical ActivityStatewide

Join us for our 43rd year of Columbus Audubon’s EcoWeekend. We are offering a choice of 48 programs for adults and families, as well as a Saturday Youth Program, at Camp Oty’Okwa in the Hocking Hills! Programs will include birding by ear, stream discovery, astronomy, geocaching, and great nature walks on Camp Oty-Okwa’s beautiful trails. […]

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New LNCI 2015 Calendar! Year of Light!

February 24, 2015 kidsandnature LNCI EventsStatewide

NW Ohio Leave No Child Inside, again, is featuring a new LNCI monthly calendar for 2015 promoting Happier! Healthier! Smarter!  monthly themes, weekly priorities, and daily events that specifically zero in on celebrating Nature in the Out-of-doors, a Healthy Life Style, Family activities ‘n Fun for Children. This year the over-all theme is The International Year of […]

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Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Summit

February 9, 2015 kidsandnature Uncategorized

The Ohio LNCI community is invited to attend the 4th Annual MVLNCI Summit on Saturday, February 21, at Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark  11:30 –  4:30 PM.  Participants will discover how they can help the Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Collaborative efforts to connect kids to nature making our regions children healthier, happier and smarter. Our flyer […]

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Apply Now for Educational Grants: Free Trees and/or Funding for Outdoor Classrooms

January 21, 2015 kidsandnature Funding

Plan a spring or fall youth educational tree planting event with a minimum of 100 bare-root trees. Teach children and youth the value of trees and apply for free trees http://www.nwf.org/trees-for-wildlife.aspx from National Wildlife Federation at least 3 months before your event. Apply for Wild School Site Grants http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/portals/wildlife/pdfs/education/dnr%209009,%20wss%20grant.pdf from January 1 to May 31. […]

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