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Your Couch Is Far More Dangerous Than You Think
Your Couch Is Far More Dangerous Than You Think
Former head of the National Park Service, Fran Mainella, to Chair The Children & Nature Network’s Board of Directors
Former head of the National Park Service, Fran Mainella, to Chair The Children & Nature Network’s Board of Directors
When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices
When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices
School Ditches Rules and Loses Bullies
School Ditches Rules and Loses Bullies
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In 2001, as adult supervision seemed to be extending into every aspect of children's lives,… [+]

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Westgarth, based on the European example of forest kindergartens, was established three years ago, but… [+]

Ohio 8-Year-Old Wins CLIF Kid Backyard Game of the Year Contest

CLIF Kid® announced the winning game of its fourth annual Backyard Game of the Year… [+]

Are gadgets ruining family time and stopping kids playing outside in the summer holidays?

New research has painted a negative picture of how technology is affecting children’s love of… [+]

Rx: 50 mg Nature, Ad Lib

Doctors are prescribing a walk in the park for conditions as wide-ranging as ADHD, high… [+]

Association of Zoos & Aquariums Awards 30 Nature Play Grants

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) announced the recipients of 30 “Nature Play Begins… [+]

Natural-terrain schoolyards reduce children’s stress, says CU-Boulder study

Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation… [+]

Outdoor Education: Children develop sensory integration skills

Using her experience in pediatric occupation therapy and her background in kinesiology, pediatric occupational therapist… [+]

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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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