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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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.
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.
The continued efforts of NLC’s Cities Connecting Children to Nature initiative and the Children & Nature Network are geared towards providing children the most optimal opportunities to play, grow, and learn in the great 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.