Education/Schools

Free Trees for Spring Events!

December 18, 2015 kidsandnature Education/SchoolsParks and Land

Plan a spring tree planting event teaching children and youth the value of trees. Order a minimum of 100 bare root trees. Complete and submit the application for free trees http://www.nwf.org/trees-for-wildlife.aspx from National Wildlife Federation at least three months before your event.

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The New Federal Transportation Bill: What’s the Impact on Safe Routes to School?

December 18, 2015 kidsandnature Education/SchoolsParentingParks and Land

On Thursday, January 14th, from 1-2 p.m. Eastern, the Safe Routes to School National Partnership is hosting a free webinar and question and answer session: The New Federal Transportation Bill: What’s the Impact on Safe Routes to School? January 14th 1-2:00pm Eastern REGISTER HERE: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2730507756442369282 In December 2015, the U.S. Congress passed a new transportation […]

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New Nature-based Columbus school looking for a home!

September 23, 2015 kidsandnature Education/SchoolsParks and Land

Red Oak Community School is an innovative new primary school opening up here in Columbus in the fall of 2016 starting with grades K-2, with plans to add up to 8th grade in the future.   Our mission is to be a nurturing learning environment that respects childhood, honors individual potential, and fosters connection to […]

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USDA’s NRCS lists outdoor ed resources

July 8, 2015 kidsandnature Camps and Youth DevelopmentEducation/Schools

Here are some Educational Resources Learn about soil : Soil Education Learn how to conserve the environment : History of NRC Learn about United States agriculture : Agriculture for kids Learn about plants in this data base which focuses on vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories : Plant […]

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Celebrate International Mud Day Monday June 29!

June 26, 2015 kidsandnature Education/SchoolsNationalParentingPhysical ActivityStatewide

Join LNCI in celebrating International Mud Day! Here are some resources you can use for your event. Pass it on to camp counselors and child care centers in your sphere of influence! http://www.worldforumfoundation.org/working-groups/nature/international-mud-day/mudday-resources/  

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Kid’s may not be getting enough exercise this summer

May 25, 2015 kidsandnature Camps and Youth DevelopmentEducation/Schools

With the summer upon us, parents should take extra caution with their childrens’ screen time with technology. Recent studies from American Academy of Pediatrics(AAP) have shown that kids these days are interacting with technology as many as seven hours a day. Pawlowski talks about the dangers presented with increased use of technology with no supplemented […]

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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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Nature and Outdoors Leaders: Simon Kenton Council Hosting Summit on Outdoor Programs with Partners

April 11, 2014 kidsandnature Education/SchoolsParks and Land

My name is Nancy Peto and I am a volunteer for the Simon Kenton Council. Specifically, I chair the Activities Committee. Our Council has always been Conservation minded and still is involved at the unit level across central and southern Ohio plus several counties in Kentucky. We are hosting a summit with our central Ohio […]

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Apply Now for Natural Leaders 2014 Training Camp

April 11, 2014 kidsandnature Camps and Youth DevelopmentEducation/SchoolsParks and LandPhysical Activity

We are very excited to announce the opening of the application process for the 2014 Natural Leaders Network Legacy Camp. Children & Nature Network’s Natural Leaders Network is looking for dynamic and diverse young leaders (ages 18 – 29) who are committed to connecting others in their community to the natural world. Applicants who are […]

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Longtime LNCI Member’s Butterfly and Nature Information

April 7, 2014 kidsandnature Education/SchoolsLNCI EventsParks and LandUncategorized

Judith Levicoff, one of the first members of The Leave No Child Inside Central Ohio Collaborative, would like to share some links about her work connecting people with nature. She works with schools, nursing homes, and other community centers to heal and inspire with nature. She also has an extensive curriculum involving monarch migration. For […]

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