TRANSLATE

” 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.

Check out our 10th Anniversary annual report and 2016 highlights.

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

2017 Children & Nature Network International Conference

Thank you to our 864 attendees from 22 countries!
Conference Highlights

button_text=”Take the Survey” use_background_color=”on” background_color=”#5878ad” background_layout=”dark” text_orientation=”center” button_url=”#”]

Take Our Survey: Enter to Win a $100 REI Gift Card!

Are you getting what you need from C&NN? Please take 10 minutes to fill our short survey and let us know!

vitaminbug

NEWS CENTER

media coverage and leadership writing


click here for the latest coverage of the new nature movement and ways that you can get involved


CAMPING WHILE PARENTING: A Mother-Son Adventure

“It’s just the two of us moms and four boys.” This is the sentence I repeated dozens of times earlier this year when describing my summer plans to friends and family. Usually, a series of question would follow: will you sleep in tents? (yes); on the ground?...

Less than Half of Young Teens Play Outdoors, Survey Shows

A new survey in the U.K. suggests the teenagers today are far more sedentary than their parents were at the same age. The study found that the number of young teenagers who play outside has dropped dramatically over the years. The research is part of a wider study into the “challenges and opportunities” faced by children in a world of rapidly evolving technology.

read more

National Parks to Waive Entrance Fees Sept. 30 for National Public Lands Day

The National Park Service will offer free admission to parks across the country Saturday, Sept. 30, as part of National Public Lands Day. National Public Lands Day, held annually on the fourth Saturday in September, is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands. Volunteers are encouraged to spend the day outdoors giving back to their communities by pulling invasive plants, maintaining trails or picking up trash.

read more

click here for the rest of the news and commentary


THE STATISTICS on CHILDREN & NATURE

THE STATISTICS on CHILDREN & NATURE

CLICK HERE TO SEE A FULL LIST OF ESSENTIAL RESEARCH & TOOLS FOR ACTION

WHAT CHANGE LOOKS LIKE

NETWORK NUMBERS

Grassroots Campaigns

Nature Clubs for Families

Natural Leaders

Children & Youth Outside

X


You're just two clicks away from
receiving C&NN News & Updates