The allure of video games, the demands of school, and the stresses of urban living have produced a generation of youth that spend 90% of their childhood indoors. What are the consequences of growing up so detached from the natural world and what can be done about it? Nature Kids is a family friendly, documentary style film with the aim of getting kids back into…Continue
Added by Kenny Ballentine on May 4, 2011 at 10:38am — No Comments
The Terminal Tower falcon eyasses will be banded by the Ohio Division of Wildlife on Wednesday, May 11th - and they need names. The Ohio Division of Wildlife is giving us (along with others) the honor of submitting name suggestions, and we hope to have one of our names chosen – but it has to be a really good name for a falcon.
Added by Deborah Mathies on May 4, 2011 at 6:34am — No Comments
Added by Ann Courcy on May 3, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
How many eyasses are in this bunch of fluff? 3 eggs have hatched. It looks like the fourth will not, but this is not unusual. Peregrine eyasses grow at an incredible rate. By the time they are six weeks old they will be as big as their parents. Each week you will notice changes in their appearance and behavior. During the first week, the eyasses can’t do much -…Continue
Added by Deborah Mathies on May 2, 2011 at 8:31am — No Comments
This is a combination event of hiking, swimming, and picknicking. Maybe even a BBQ Day will be in order. This is either a great hike with a wonderful swim, or a fantastic swim with a sweet hike. This hike will lead you to a beautiful 40 foot waterfall with lovely pools beneath smaller cascades.
This is an interpretive trail…Continue
Added by Robyn (Kool Breeze) on May 1, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Added by Ann Courcy on May 1, 2011 at 8:56am — No Comments
WILD PLAY: Parenting Adventures in the Great Outdoors, by David Sobel
(published by Sierra Club Books, April 2011):
Just as native plants are endangered and traditional cultures become globalized, a childhood of outdoor play is fading away. Outdoor play is like the forest that gets cut down lot by lot for the new housing development. Each…Continue
Added by David Sobel on May 1, 2011 at 8:47am — No Comments