A Walk though Ohio’s Forests: The Good, The Bad, and The Invasive at The Ohio State University Mansfield, July 18-19, 2017

May 23, 2017 Kids and Nature Uncategorized

SAVE-THE-DATE for a Woodland & Wildlife Educator Workshop! The OSU Mansfield campus is situated on over 600 acres of woodlands with unique features such as wetlands and a diversity of plants and animals. We’d like to introduce you to this amazing resource during a workshop for educators. Our goal is to provide information and activities (to use inside and outside of the classroom) […]

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Learn Your Cbus Event now May 20th

May 16, 2017 Kids and Nature Uncategorized

My Learn Your Cbus event is May 20th from 11am-4pm at Woodward Park (5147 Karl Road). (This was rescheduled from May 6.) This event is helping get children, youth and families connected to their neighborhood parks and get outside more. Attached is the flyer for the event. Below is the link for the Volunteer Application for you […]

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Columbus Audubon’s Family Nature Retreat in Hocking Hills, May 5-7, 2017

March 14, 2017 Kids and Nature Camps and Youth DevelopmentParks and LandPhysical ActivityStatewide

Feeling the effects of Nature Deficit disorder?  Craving the sounds, smells, textures and beauty of the natural world after the long winter?  EcoWeekend is a family nature retreat like no other! This “all inclusive” weekend event is held at Camp Oty’Okwa in beautiful Hocking Hills May 5-7, 2017. Over 50 nature, conservation and ecology-minded programs […]

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EECO Events

February 3, 2017 Kids and Nature Uncategorized

Would you like to learn more ways to connect people with nature? Add some great teaching tools to your pack? Then join us for the Environmental Education Council of Ohio’s 50th Anniversary conference at Deer Creek State Park!  Learn about Ohio’s environmental education past, present and future while networking with educators from around the state. April […]

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Monthly Survival Classes

January 13, 2017 Kids and Nature Uncategorized

Primitive Skills are a wonderful way to reconnect with the outdoors.  Too often we walk through the woods and separate from it.  You can find the baseline of the woods and learn how to sink into it by increasing your awareness skills.  Primitive skills remind us that our very existence is connected to the earth […]

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Plan Tree Planting

January 2, 2017 Kids and Nature Uncategorized

The National Wildlife Federation is offering free trees to groups who plan a spring tree planting or giveaway event, teaching children and youth the value of trees. More trees in your community provide a better habitat for wildlife.  You can order a minimum of 100 bare root trees for the event before February 10, 2017. Simply […]

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Kids Getting into Nature Film on Blu-Ray/DVD

December 8, 2016 Kids and Nature Uncategorized

We thought you might be interested to know that the hit film from the CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL “THE INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES OF JOJO (and his annoying sister Avila) <http://www.incrediblejojo.com/>” is now available on DVD/Blu-Ray. It’s the story about a six-year-old and his baby sister who must leave their electronics behind, as they go on an […]

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Wild Ones Program in October

August 29, 2016 Kids and Nature Uncategorized

Wild Ones National has their Seeds for Education $500.00 Grant application is on line, deadline is October 15, 2016. http://www.wildones.org/seeds-for-education/sfe/ Teachers and students across the US are expanding learning opportunities by enhancing their schoolyards with butterfly gardens, nature trails, prairies, woodland wildflower preserves, and similar projects. These projects enrich the learning environment and provide aesthetic and environmental […]

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Alice on WOSU

August 24, 2016 Kids and Nature Uncategorized

Alice Foeller, CEO of SiteInsight was recently a guest on WOSU. She spoke alongside Tim Mahoney, Director of Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks. The program is called All Sides With Ann Fisher and can be viewed in full length below. http://radio.wosu.org/post/getting-kids-out-nature  

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Registration is Now Open!

August 24, 2016 Kids and Nature Uncategorized

On behalf of the 2016 Health Educators’ Institute planning committee, I am happy to announce registration is NOW OPEN for the 2016 Health Educators’ Institute (HEI) hosted by the Ohio Society for Public Health Education (OSOPHE)! This year’s conference will be held October 20-21 at Mohican State Park Lodge & Conference Center. See attached registration brochure for more information. Click here to register online. […]

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