September 2009 Blog Posts (24)

Atlanta's 2009 Cox Conserves Hero, Don Wells

Don Wells and his wife, Diane, visited The Cabin Path awhile back. He documented our Signal Tree, and he also told us that he believed our large, twisted pine tree was a Native American Prayer Tree! I started following his group, the Mountain Stewards. They have researched Native American trails and trees and helped to preserve history.

Don just received a well deserved award. The Cox Conserves Hero Award. It was given for another project..… Continue

Added by Sarah Crutchfield on September 11, 2009 at 7:51am — No Comments

America’s Best Cities for Nature-Deficit Disorder. Now what about the rest of us?

Part of the following column is adapted from a previous blog entry. The column was released September 4, 2009 
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In August, CBS’ “The Early Show” recognized the danger of what we’re now informally calling “nature-deficit disorder.” The show featured the 25 best… Continue

Added by Richard Louv on September 7, 2009 at 3:55pm — No Comments

What kids don't know can sting them

New sting for mother nature: Four in ten children mistake a bee for a wasp


03rd September 2009

Four out of ten children can't tell the difference between a wasp and a bee, a study revealed today.

Researchers found 37 per cent of youngsters aged between five and ten didn't know what a bee looked like - with one in three mistaking it for a wasp.

Incredibly, three per cent picked 'fly' when shown a picture of a… Continue

Added by Richard Louv on September 3, 2009 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

The Child and Nature Alliance in Canada

In an effort to make this movement truly North American, the Child and Nature Alliance has launched in British Columbia - led by Bob Peart of the Kesho Trust, Becs Hoskins and Nick Stanger. Looking forward to connecting with you all at the Grassroots Gathering next week. Check out our website for more information email us or check out our site:… Continue

Added by Becs Hoskins on September 3, 2009 at 9:07am — 3 Comments

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