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DeVries, MI, Announces Plans for Natural Playscape

Argus-Press – October 22, 2011
By Sally York

DeVries, MI, Announces Plans for Natural Playscape OWOSSO TWP. — Today’s children may be wired in, but they are disconnected from nature — so says author Richard Louv, who coined the term Nature Deficit Disorder to describe the malady. Not to worry. The staff at DeVries Nature Conservancy, 2635 N. M-52, is busy developing a “cure” — the DeVries Nature Playscape, a safe, natural space aimed at giving kids the freedom to explore, learn and create in nature, all within eyesight of their parents. The playscape, to be built next spring on a quarter-acre of land on conservancy property, won’t look like any other play area in…
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