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We value the support of network members, grassroots leaders and partners who visit our web site. Protecting your privacy is a commitment we take seriously. If you have questions or concerns regarding C&NN's privacy policy, your personal information, or how it will be used, or if you are unsure of how to review, delete or correct your account listings or subscription profile, contact C&NN directly at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website Visitors
The Children & Nature Network (C&NN) website collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. C&NN's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how C&NN visitors and members use its website. From time to time, C&NN may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Aggregated Statistics
C&NN may also collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. C&NN may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, C&NN does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
C&NN will not rent or sell personally-identifying information to anyone. C&NN employees, contractors and affiliated organizations use this information for the sole purpose of processing information on C&NN 's behalf or providing services available on C&NN 's websites and have agreed not to disclose this information to others. C&NN will only disclose personally-identifying information to others when required to do so by law or when C&NN believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of C&NN, third parties or the public at large.

C&NN Directory Accounts and Subscribers
If you have signed up to receive the C&NN newsletter or registered a listing on the Movement Directory and have supplied C&NN with your email address you will receive monthly newsletters, updates and other network communications. These communications may include information from C&NN partners and sponsors. C&NN does not share your email address with third parties. All communications will come directly from C&NN. You can opt-out of these at anytime by logging in and editing your email preferences. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. C&NN takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. C&NN uses cookies to help C&NN identify and track visitors, their usage of C&NN 's website, and their website access preferences. C&NN visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using C&NN websites, with the drawback that certain features of C&NN 's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

User Input
By submitting a directory listing, uploading a document or any other content to the C&NN Web sites visitors are giving C&NN a perpetual license to share and promote that content on C&NN websites and applications. Publicly available portions of your listings (such as place names & location) may be shared with the community but always without personally identifiable information. C&NN reserves the right to use this anonymous data in C&NN tools and resources.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, C&NN may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in C&NN's sole discretion. C&NN encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.
"If you go with long-term significance, my pick for the top story of not only 2009 but also of the 21st Century is the pandemic of Nature Deficit Disorder, a term so aptly coined by Richard Louv in his best-selling outdoor book, Last Child in the Woods...."
— Bill Schneider, NewWest.Net
“Concerns about long-term consequences—affecting emotional well-being, physical health, learning abilities, environmental consciousness—have spawned a national movement to ‘leave no child inside.’ In recent months, it has been the focus of Capitol Hill hearings, state legislative action, grassroots projects, a U.S. Forest Service initiative to get more children into the woods and a national effort to promote a ‘green hour’ in each day.”
— Washington Post
All of us share a sense of common purpose. We represent many, many others—some we know, and others we have never met. People throughout the world are increasingly connected by a resonance and passion, to create a new common sense for the good health of children today and generations to come.
– Cheryl Charles
“The movement to reconnect children to the natural world has arisen quickly, spontaneously, and across the usual social, political, and economic dividing lines.”
Orion magazine

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C&NN Publications

As part of our ongoing efforts to build the movement, the Children & Nature Network has published these resources for leaders, organizers, and participants at the local, national, and international levels:

2010 C&NN Report
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Children and Nature 2009: A Report on the Movement to Reconnect Children to the Natural World
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C&NN Community Action Guide: Building the Children & Nature Movement from the Ground Up
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