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Support Environmental Education

March 16, 2011 kidsandnature FundingLegislationNational

Dear Colleagues, I am writing to request that your organization sign-on to two important letters to Congress in support of funding for environmental education at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). At a time when Congress is considering drastic reductions in federal spending, it is critical that we […]

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Federal initiative includes LNCI goals

February 18, 2011 kidsandnature LegislationNational

www.americasgreatoutdoors.gov. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2011 President Obama Announces Plan for Community-Based Conservation through the AmericaÂ’s Great Outdoors Initiative WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama today announced the AdministrationÂ’s action plan, under the AmericaÂ’s Great Outdoors initiative, to achieve lasting conservation of the outdoor spaces that power our nationÂ’s economy, shape our culture, and […]

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SRAM Cycling Fund grants $175,000 to the Safe Routes to School National Partnership in 2011

February 5, 2011 kidsandnature Education/SchoolsFundingNationalPhysical Activity

SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL SRAM Cycling Fund grants $175,000 to the Safe Routes to School National Partnership in 2011 The Safe Routes to School National Partnership (National Partnership) is excited to announce a recent grant of $175,000 from the SRAM Cycling Fund to help get more children bicycling to and from schools and in daily […]

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Ohio featured by national Children & Nature Network!

February 4, 2011 kidsandnature Education/SchoolsLegislationLNCI EventsNationalParentingParks and LandPhysical ActivityStatewide

Regional Report from Ohio l  January 2011 The Children & Nature Movement is growing and growing, with increasingly more campaigns in more than 40 states. With so much good news to share, this month C&NN features updates from Ohio. Leave No Child Inside (LNCI) Statewide OH LNCI includes five collaboratives which share information and materials […]

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EcoSummit 2012 Website Announced

December 20, 2010 kidsandnature LNCI EventsNational

EcoSummit 2012 Website Announced In late September 2012, the focus of the world’s ecological community will be on Columbus and the central Ohio region. Following successful turns in Copenhagen, Halifax and Beijing, EcoSummit 2012 is coming to the United States for the first time. World leaders in ecology, environmental and energy fields will convene to […]

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Changes to School Lunch Program

August 17, 2010 kidsandnature National

Senate Passes Child Nutrition Reauthorization On Thursday, August 5, the Senate passed, S. 3307, the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 that reauthorizes federal child nutrition programs (such as the School Breakfast, School Lunch, and Summer Food programs, and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) through FY 2015). The bill increases funding […]

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Report from Outdoor Nation Youth Summit in Central Park

August 17, 2010 kidsandnature National

This is good stuff from this summer’s Outdoor Nation Youth Summit in Central Park, NYC:

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Announcement: Brown Bag Lunch Meeting (LNCI) in Central Ohio Jan. 19 at noon

January 7, 2010 kidsandnature Camps and Youth DevelopmentEducation/SchoolsFundingLegislationLNCI EventsMental and Behavioral HealthNationalOctober Action ItemsParentingParks and LandPhysical ActivityStatewideUncategorized

The Leave No Child INSIDE Central Ohio Collaborative invites you to a meeting! Please come and hear updates from all the teams that formed last fall! They have been working very hard and are eager to share their progress. When: Tuesday Jan. 19 NOON – 1 p.m. Where: Westerville Public Library Cost: Free Important: Bring […]

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Study: Play Develops Social Responsibility

December 2, 2009 kidsandnature Camps and Youth DevelopmentEducation/SchoolsMental and Behavioral HealthNational

Reprinted from the Peaceful Playgrounds newsletter, courtesy of member Tina Gratitude at Indianola Children’s Center: Study: “Play” Develops Social Responsibility Locally and across the nation, time for play has been increasingly squeezed out of preschool and kindergarten. The reason given is that schools, bent on raising student achievement, especially among poor and minority students. The […]

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Have you seen this Public Service Announcement from the U.S. Forest Service?

October 27, 2009 kidsandnature Education/SchoolsNationalPhysical ActivityStatewide

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