June 26, 2015

Celebrate International Mud Day Monday June 29!

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 […]
February 21, 2014

22-day Hiking Experience for Teens

In May 2013, I set out to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,650-mile journey from Mexico to Canada. A knee injury booted me off the […]
December 8, 2013

American Public Health Association adopts 17 new policy statements at Annual Meeting

New policy statements address paid sick leave, access to nature, solitary confinement and more Boston, Nov. 5, 2013 The American Public Health Association adopted 17 new […]
October 10, 2013

Ohio and National News related to the movement

LNCI member Mark Young, our liaison to the state and local parks and recreation scene, has the following to share: National Rec & Parks focused on […]
June 25, 2013

Columbus doc James MacDonald, M.D. blogs about children and outdoor play

As a pediatric sports medicine specialist, I typically spend my days ministering to the maladies of the active child or adolescent; but as a public health […]
June 5, 2013

LNCI Central Ohio featured in Nationwide Children’s Hospital Podcast

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May 24, 2013

Apply Now for Natural Leaders 2013 Training Camp

LEGACY CAMP REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS We are very excited to announce the opening of the application process for the 2013 Natural Leaders Network Legacy Camp. Children […]
February 18, 2012

Important: Free, effective way to promote your April events!

All, We are excited to tell you about a concrete (free!) way to receive more publicity, support and attendance for your April 2012 nature-related events and […]
October 24, 2011

National Park Service call to action focuses on connecting youth with nature (courtesy of member Mark Young)