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Arlington Children And Nature Network (CANN)

Arlington CANN is an alliance of agencies, organizations, individuals and businesses dedicated to connecting Arlington children to nature
1) by facilitating the use of outdoor spaces in Arlington by children of all ages;
2) by fostering increased opportunities and time for unstructured play;
3) by working to make more safe, secure, accessible and appealing places for outdoor play; and
4) by raising awareness in our community about the consequences of "nature deficit disorder."

Contact Information

Elenor Hodges   .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

http://www.arlingtonenvironment.org/cann.php

3308 S. Stafford Street
Arlington,  Virginia  22206
United States

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"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
“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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