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Ten tips for successful outdoor learning

As teachers we know that nature provides a more stimulating learning environment than the standard four-walled classroom, so why are we still stuck inside? With this question in mind, our Education Team has compiled a list of tips to help you feel more comfortable taking your own class outdoors.
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Going Wild! Nature and Play

Going Wild! Nature and Play was designed to get kindergarten students engaged and excited about nature in their own school community. What better way than to facilitate a program that allows students to explore through touching, smelling, looking and listening to unique nature items such as deer jaw bones, moon snails, bracket fungus and local native plants.
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Download your free 2017 Nature E-Calendar!

To thank our many supporters for your inspiring efforts this…
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Why Our Children Need to Get Outside and Engage with Nature

Children spend less and less time in contact with the natural world and this is having a huge impact on their health and development.
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The Value of Place-Based Education

If you have ever moved or traveled to another place in the world, you understand what it means to be connected to place.
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Our Thanksgiving Gift

It is important throughout the year to ‘take stock’ and contemplate our lives, our fortunes and the plight of those who are less fortunate. Perhaps this is especially true at Thanksgiving.
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Connecting with Vitamin N: A Ten-Year Reflection from One of Canada’s Leading Conservationists

When I read that Richard Louv had published Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life, it caused me to pause and reflect on my history with the child and nature movement.