On June 25, I was was one of the 200 folks who came together to hear Secretary Sally Jewell's discussion on Children, Conservation, and the Future of America's Great Outdoors, moderated by Richard Louv. The day prior I was with over 100 youth at the Fish and Wildlife National Conservation Training Center, training young…See More
We want to know how you PLAYED, SERVED and CELEBRATED this year!Please let us know how your event went -- share stories, photos, etc.In my home town, we planted trees, painted tiles and blew bubbles on a SUNNY Southern California day.Show us how you GET OUTSIDE!See More
"Diversity prolongs the life span of a particular person, place or event because it breathes new thoughts and ideas into it as opposed to the same common approaches. Well I believe diversity in Nature can be looked at the same way. When we think…"
"Hi Carmen, Great to see these young ones exploring! The Marsh Safari Scavenger Hunt sounds like it was lots of fun for everyone. Thanks for all you do to connect children and their families with nature!"
"In Homer, Alaska staff from the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve and Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies lead a super fun event for families with young children - Let’s G.O.! (Get Outside) Family Wetland Exploration in Beluga Slough. 15 kids…"
"In Connecticut we lead high school students from Bulkeley High School in Hartford on a day hike at Wadsworth Falls State Park. They learned about the local flowers, got to see great waterfalls, and found a nature friend!"
Every day the Children and Nature Network (C&NN) encourages children and children at heart to get outside and enjoy the natural world. C&NN was created “to encourage and support the people and organizations working nationally and internationally to reconnect children with nature.” C&NN seeks out those individuals who are leaders in their communities or have demonstrated leadership abilities and who are passionate about the outdoors and reconnecting their families, friends and…See More
"A group of excited you boys and girls joined their parents and teachers for Serve Outside September, all working hard to keep their community garden green. Natural Leader Laura Torres and Lizbeth joined the event, in Altadena, California Big thanks…"
"Thebeautiful foothills of an unincorporated community, Altadena served as thebackdrop to this year’s LET`s G.O.! Jackson. Parent, teachers, alumni and localcommunity representatives came together to Play, Serve, and Celebrate.
"Lets G.O.! Aldama, was a huge success! On April 9th we have over 150 people join us in our efforts to beautify Aldama Elementary School in Highland Park,CA . Parent,teachers, volunteers, and children of all ages came together to Play, Serve and…"
Hey Lizbeth! Warm welcome to C&NN Connect. I'm glad you found us and the Let's G.O. Group and posted your wonderful pictures. Hope you keep sharing your activities and ideas with us and find this a rich source of resources. Come join the Natural Leaders Group, too. You're a friend of Juan's, right? It's really great to have you here.