April 1, 2009

Joint Announcement: Explore the Outdoors and Family Nature Clubs kickoff during Children and Nature month (April)

For Immediate Release Columbus area celebrates kickoff of Explore the Outdoors and Family Nature Clubs Increased focus on the health benefits of free play in nature […]
March 29, 2009

Are you doing Family Nature Clubs or something like it? We’d like to feature you in a 4/1 press release…

Leave No Child Inside and Explore the Outdoors (ODNR) are collaborating to launch Explore the Outdoors and Family Nature Clubs on April. We’ll be doing a […]
March 27, 2009

Economic Recovery (stimulus bill) funds available for parks and rec

Information here is from the OPRA site. Ohio Parks and Recreation Association is holding workshops around the state about applying for funding. Stimulus Funds for Parks […]
March 27, 2009

Report from Statewide LNCI meeting this week

A wonderful group gathered in Columbus March 24 to discuss strategy statewide, since we have so many statewide health, recreation and conservation things happening. We need […]
March 4, 2009

Next Membership Meeting is April 16 at Indianola Children’s Center

Please join us for our next membership meeting, April 16, at the Indianola Children’s Center. Time: 7-8:30pm This meeting is open to the full membership. We […]
February 24, 2009

Family Nature Clubs – Toolkit is available!!

Family Nature Clubs – A way for those already into this movement to encourage other families to play in nature! A way for hesitant or fearful […]
February 11, 2009

We are requesting your comments and suggestions on the draft Ohio Obesity Prevention Plan by February 20, 2009

February 9, 2009 Dear Ohioans: It is well understood that the obesity epidemic is one of today’s most pressing public health issues. Recognizing this major health […]
February 1, 2009

Explore the Outdoors Update

Alice Hohl from The Leave No Child Inside Central Ohio Collaborative attended the Explore the Outdoors Planning Meeting Jan. 27. There was discussion about the second […]
January 15, 2009

OPRA Conference Report

Jenny Morgan and Alice Hohl hosted the All-Ohio Children and Nature Summit at the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Conference Wed. Jan. 14. It was a […]