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” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left”] The Children & Nature Network is leading the movement to connect all children, their families and communities to nature through innovative ideas, evidence-based resources and tools, broad-based collaboration and support of grassroots leadership.

Together we are creating a world in which every child can play, learn and grow in nature.

  Together we are creating a world in which every child can play, learn and grow in nature.    

Children & Nature Network 2016 International Conference

and Cities & Nature Summit

May 24th – 27th, 2016
Saint Paul RiverCentre Saint Paul, MN
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SEVEN REASONS FOR THE NEW NATURE MOVEMENT

Environmentalism and sustainability mean something different these days, yet that doesn’t mean we should just accept a bleak world. We cannot afford that. So, how do we change our vision of the future? Where do we start? Richard Louv shares seven reasons why we need to develop a New Nature Movement that touches every part of society, and how our dreams can help us get there.

A Legacy of Outdoor Connections: Doug Walker

On December 31, 2015 the children and nature movement and conservation communities lost a leader: American Alpine Club President Douglas Walker. Guest writer Martin LeBlanc memorializes Doug Walker and shares the legacies he leaves behind.


Nature Camps Aim to Draw Kids From Screens to the Outdoors

Held in county parks, private preserves, botanical gardens and other green places across the country, nature day camps are surging in demand. In this piece, the Children and Nature Network’s Sarah Milligan-Toffler and Richard Louv offer insight into why such camps are important.

Experts Hail More Focus on Outdoor Education

In Singapore, outdoor education is a requirement in many schools, representing up to 20 percent of the curriculum. That number is likely to grow. The Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) recently announced that outdoor education will play an increasingly important role in education.



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THE STATISTICS on CHILDREN & NATURE

THE STATISTICS on CHILDREN & NATURE

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