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Editorial: Make Sure Your Kids Get Time Outdoors

The editorial board of the Idaho Statesman newspaper uses the occasion of "Be Outside, Idaho"… [+]

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Regional planners in Minnesota's Twin Cities region are grappling with data showing that public parks… [+]

Urban Forests Share Links with Healthy Lives

While the health benefits of trees and green spaces are generally understood, they are often… [+]

Helping Children Become Healthier Doesn’t Turn Us into a Nanny State

In the 2010 Richard Louvd declared that, before long, Australia would reap the rewards of… [+]

Raising a Child Dangerously

Diane Selkirk and her husband are raising their child while traveling aboard our 40-foot sailboat.… [+]

Park Rx: Using Technology to Connect Us to Nature

Dr. Robert Zarr, a practicing primary care pediatrician in Washington D.C., is prescribing time outdoors… [+]

Parents Worldwide Agree: Our Kids Need More Nature

A new study shows parents worldwide are concerned about their children's lack of time in… [+]

School Gardens Grow Kids’ Physical Activity Levels

A two-year Cornell study of 12 elementary schools in five New York regions found that… [+]

The Power of the Earliest Memories

New research suggests that parents play a profound role in how children capture and whether… [+]

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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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