January 9, 2008


EECO Winter CONFERENCE 2008 Winter Snow ‘“ ECO ARTS AND SUSTAINABILITY The Environmental Education Council of Ohio’s (EECO) 26th Annual Winter Conference will focus on how […]
December 5, 2007

Columbus Parent article about LNCI

Click here Thanks to Betsy Loeb for using her column space in Columbus Parent to advocate for the Leave No Child Inside movement! Here’s the text […]
November 8, 2007

Summit Notes: How can we all collectively market what we are already doing?

Convener: Heather Starck Participants: Andrea Hedge, Christine Godward, Marc Behrendt, John O’Meara, Kelli Drummer, Val Mitrione, Alice Hohl, and about 20 other people! Summary: Create a […]
November 5, 2007

New Albany 80-acre Nature Preserve available to all

Members: Check out this post from Bill Resch of the New Albany School District. The district is doing some really great things, including mapping and cataloging […]
October 25, 2007

Summit Notes: How do we get teachers and administrators to buy into nature education programming?

Participants: Matthew Minter, Beth Spieles, Lori Totman, Michael Hohl, Danielle Ross, Casey Stull, Katie Sandford, Elizabeth Kress, Manon Van Schoyck-Ohio Nature Education, Colleen Sharkey, Amy Dutt, […]
October 25, 2007

Summit Notes: Education – Does Nature Deficit Disorder Cause Children to Lack Basic Concepts in Understanding

Participants: Brian Rutti, Marc Behrendt, Mary Vance, Marilyn Weiler, April Hoy, Irene Lindelow, Allison Boehler-Graves, Sharon Tinianow, Al Parker Science concepts/how to teach with experiences. Researching […]
October 25, 2007

Summit Notes: Educating Educators in the Value of Outdoor Learning…

…And Creating “Connect-with-nature” gardens at schools and child care centers. Participants: Amy Dutt, Noreen Warnock, Irene Lindelow, Brian Rutti, Lori Totman, Vicki Kohli, Colleen Sharkey, Matthew […]
October 10, 2007

Summit Notes: Beyond the Field Trip

Participants: Leslie Strader Al Parker Elizabeth Kress Jean Harlan Marc Behrendt Mary Vance Beth Spieles Julie Stone Convene community gardens, parks, OPG for knowledge transfer of […]