Education/Schools

October 21, 2009

Welcome our newest member: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in Ohio!

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Contact: Melanie Cota, Fish and Wildlife Biologist 614-416-8993 www.fws.gov Our mission is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, […]
October 5, 2009

Louisville, KY school gardens: math, culture, foreign language, other applications

Student gardeners learn land’s lessons Edible gardens take root at more area schools By Sara Cunningham ‘¢ scunningham@courier-journal.com ‘¢ October 3, 2009 Last month, fifth-graders at […]
October 2, 2009

Special invitation to LNCI members: Local Matters School Garden tour on Sunday, Oct. 4th

I’d like to extend an personal invitation to LNCI supporters to attend Local Matters School Garden Tour this coming Sunday, October 4th. Here are the details […]
October 1, 2009

Notes from Communication Team

This team was formed at Friday’s Leadership Retreat. The following is an abbreviated version of many things we talked about during our session. We are currently […]
October 1, 2009

Notes from the Spring all-Ohio Summit Planning Team

This team was formed at the Leadership Retreat to assist in planning and organizing a spring Leave No Child Inside Summit for the entire state. This […]
September 14, 2009

Grants available for helping children walk or bike to school

Ohio SRTS Funding Available: By encouraging and enabling children to use active transportation, communities can cut costs, offer healthy options and improve the area surrounding the […]
September 10, 2009

Research on value of outdoor play for classroom learning

From the National Wildlife Federation: Dear Colleagues, As American childhood has steadily moved indoors in the past 12 to 15 years, outdoor play is increasingly rare. […]
July 6, 2009

Stimulus program: Delaware County couple hope that opening their property to others will inspire creativity

Stimulus program Delaware County couple hope that opening their property to others will inspire creativity Monday, July 6, 2009 3:32 AM By Jill Laster THE COLUMBUS […]
June 26, 2009

Check out this great program going on in Dayton!

The folks in Dayton have formed a working collaborative as well! Hooray! Here is a program Five Rivers MetroParks is doing. We’re sharing it in case […]