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NATURE AS TEACHER: A Transformative Experience

Outside the urban glare of Los Angeles, we found a night sky packed with stars and a still silence interrupted only by the wind’s whisper and the chatter of crickets and frogs. It was different, yet familiar. My father packed little more than a kerosene lamp, a small...

September 22nd is the 25th Annual National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day (NPLD), the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 in 2018. NPLD is also a “fee-free day”—entrance fees are waived at national parks and other public lands.

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Car Free Day to Encourage Residents to Reclaim the Streets

London will close around 50 streets to traffic this Saturday (September 22nd) to mark World Car Free Day, the even intends to encourage residents to reclaim the city streets for play and gatherings. London Play, the organization that works to give children the freedom to play by shutting roads to traffic, is leading the event.
London Play helps residents to organize Play Streets, where roads are closed to traffic a few hours once a week or month to provide a safe space for children to play outside with their friends. Play Streets also encourage a sense of community by giving neighbors the opportunity to meet.

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