The New Nature Movement – Columns by Richard Louv

10 Reasons Children, Adults & Communities Need Vitamin N

We’ve come a long way over the past decade, but the journey is far from over. Many of us believe that, while public awareness of the importance of the nature connection has grown, we need to move more quickly toward action on every level: family, school,...


  People like to talk about traditional fatherhood. Which tradition? I first met Nick Raven, my farmer/wood­worker/trout-fisher friend, many years ago in a little town in Eastern New Mexico. My wife, Kathy, a nurse practitioner, was volunteering at a hospital...

THE NATURE OF EQUITY: An Interview with Dr. Gail Christopher

Where does nature fit into the health equity discussion? And how can we help create equity in nature-challenged neighborhoods? In this piece, Richard Louv speaks with C&NN friend and champion of health equity, Dr. Gail Christopher, vice president for policy and senior advisor at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. We’re delighted that Gail will deliver one of the keynote addresses at the Children & Nature Network 2016 International Conference and Cities & Nature Summit, exploring the role of nature in mitigating the effects of racial inequities.


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