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Connecting Local Kids to Local Nature

Westerly News – April 16, 2015
By Andrew Bailey

Connecting Local Kids to Local Nature It's a jungle gym out there. The Tofino Nature School is connecting local youth to the West Coast wilderness that surrounds them. The school caters to youth ages 3-12 and co-founder Jason Roberts said each young pupil learns about the variety of plant and animal species around them while also learning how to respect and enjoy their natural environment. “These days, there’s a lot of kids that end up spending a lot of time indoors in front of a screen and this is an opportunity for them to be hands on in nature,” he said. “We are teaching the kids…
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