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Susanne McMillan replied to Fiona Della-Sale's discussion Nature Based Play in Italy?
"ups, I guess as a newbie and did not realize that this forum excists since such a long time!. Thank you for making me aware of it."
21 hours ago
Fiona Della-Sale replied to Fiona Della-Sale's discussion Nature Based Play in Italy?
"Thank you for the reply. Unfortunately, it was written 6 years ago! Never mind!"
Susanne McMillan replied to Kimberly Segal-Morris's discussion Disseration Topic
"I am connected to an elementary school teacher who incorporated nature walks into her weekly schedule. I supported her with ideas to enrich her nature walks. I also co founded a program called Creatures of…"
Susanne McMillan replied to Carol A. Heiser's discussion Summer Care of the Schoolyard Habitat
"Our project around the school (invasive species removal) went so well (once a year for one day) that we moved to another location to support the environment. Despite the fact that   I absolutley believe that taking care of a space you can see…"

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Rocco leaned down to look at the moss.

In a hushed voice he said, "It sparkles."

Then he reached out and touched the…


Posted by Ann Courcy on May 27, 2016 at 7:45pm

How do I feel about the ecological crisis?

I see constant reminders in the media and around me of the hurts of our land. Today I went on a rainy spring hike to my local nature spot and even there I found stakes in the ground delineating where there will be construction and the trees have already been cut down. I feel sad, I am grieving the loss of something dear.

The destruction of our earth is so very big, the timelines to…


Posted by Melissa Clews-Hunt on May 5, 2016 at 10:07am

Healing Spaces Therapy Welcomes You

Hello, and welcome to Healing Spaces Therapy. I'm so happy to begin this journey of wellness with you. 

Even if you are not looking to do therapy but you are someone who values nature and are interested in ways to deepen this, please feel free to contact me. I am grateful to be part of broadening our wellbeing to include the whole earth.


Posted by Melissa Clews-Hunt on May 5, 2016 at 9:54am

Missouri River Teacher Workshop & Summer Camp!

The Missouri River is historically significant, ecologically diverse, culturally important, and right outside many American’s back door. Missouri River Relief, a non-profit organized to connect people with the river, now has two new ways for you to connect your community, educators and students directly with this national treasure.

The Missouri…


Posted by Kristen Schulte on May 3, 2016 at 1:43pm


Nature Based Play in Italy? 3 Replies

Started by Fiona Della-Sale in Uncategorized. Last reply by Susanne McMillan 21 hours ago.

Disseration Topic 1 Reply

Started by Kimberly Segal-Morris in Uncategorized. Last reply by Susanne McMillan on Friday.

Summer Care of the Schoolyard Habitat 1 Reply

Started by Carol A. Heiser in Uncategorized. Last reply by Susanne McMillan on Friday.




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