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National Summit to Consider Environmental Stewardship

National Recreation and Park Association

National Summit to Consider Environmental Stewardship The National Recreation and Park Association is embarking on an aggressive effort to equip park and recreation leaders to be a voice for advancing environmental stewardship in local communities. This event will bring leaders in the park and recreation community and allied organizations together in an active learning environment to discover how they can lead and uphold efforts to: Promote Sustainable Landscapes Foster the Next Generation of Stewards Provide Leadership for Sustainable Communities The first two domains will help participants to gain awareness of the opportunities for parks and recreation in changing what is within our control: the maintenance and…
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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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