I'm going to be in on tonight's webinar, so I don't think we'll have a chance to connect there, but I wanted to share my experiences with my nature group.
Growing up ME is just a year old and aside from monthly outings…"
Thanks for sharing the experiences of your group...and your community! I think that it is so cool how opening up the conversation about getting families together sparked such great events in your community. How you've integrated…"
"Interesting question. The group I started is in its infancy. But -- at the time I started it (with posts on our neighborhood facebook page), it helped lead to a discussion of the overall lack of community events in our neighborhood. A team of 5 ran…"
This is an interesting concept, to overtly reach out and build community beyond the regular meetings of an FNC. I LOVE the idea of a MNO for nature club moms! And a Dad's Night Out would be good too! I'll explore those ideas with…"
Thanks for sharing the variety of ways you build membership and increase participation with RI Families in Nature. I like how you collaborate/combine events with other programs and local resources. That's a great idea! And…"
"Great questions, Gayle!
I have found with RI Families in Nature that a quick and easy way to build community is to post my events to different online calendars around the state. In addition, I try to combine my hikes with other, existing programs.…"
I am a mom, educator, and graduate student. I'm enjoying a renewed Sense of Wonder by watching my children grow, play, and explore the outdoors, and I'm wanting to re-ignite that Sense of Wonder in others.
Hi Gayle! Warm welcome to C&NN Connect. I'm glad you found us and are making yourself at home in discussions and groups. I love your bio and sense of wonder - that is the first step to enjoying nature and helping others enjoy it, isn't it? I hope you'll share your activities, ideas and photos with us and find this a rich source of resources. For any questions about the network, see our FAQ page. Hope to see you here again soon.