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New children's book on endangered shorebirds: The Birds, The Sea & Me. Anna Jarrett & Julie Sydenham in collaboration with students from NSW South Coast schools.

I'm excited to announce the publication of my children's picture book on the endangered shorebirds of the south coast NSW. It was written as part of a shorebird education project funded by the NSW Environmental Trust and hosted by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service South Coast Shorebird Recovery Program. The program involved art and writing workshops as well as beach visits with six Shoalhaven schools, National Park rangers and shorebird volunteers. 

I was both the Creative…

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Added by Anna Jarrett on August 31, 2016 at 11:43pm — No Comments

Children in Nature Discovering Prehistoric Maryland Natives

June’s issue of Washington Parent Magazine features my lastest article on a unique opportunity for connecting kids to nature and their past. Dinosaur Park provides information on the fossil rich “Dinosaur Alley” of Maryland and the Washington DC area and opportunities for kids to discover evidence of our earliest native plants and animals. The Dinosaur Park preserves part of a geologic formation called the…

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Added by Mary Phillips on June 16, 2012 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Nature Kids - A new feature length documentary on getting kids back into nature

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…

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Added by Kenny Ballentine on May 4, 2011 at 10:38am — No Comments

Inspired by Grass Stain Guru: The Joys of being a Free Range Kid

One of my favorite bloggers, Bethe Almeras, the Grass Stain Guru, has a consistent and wonderful gift for capturing the joys of childhood and the outdoors. She has posted often about simple pleasures, outdoor creatures, and all kinds of activities and play.



Recently she posted a short reminiscence called… Continue

Added by Suz Lipman on February 3, 2010 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

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