Nkrumah Frazier
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Your Help is needed! There's less than 24 hours left to vote for one of these 3 really good projects.

The first is a project called "The Hunger Games: A Study in Nature".  According to their contest page the project will be based on the popular novel series, The Hunger Games. A local nature center…Continue

Started Nov 29, 2012

The perfect song for the Let's G.O. initiative!

I've found the perfect song for the Let's G.O. (Get Outside ) Initiative by a band called The Blues Rangers right here in my own back yard. They are a group of foresters that have formed a band that…Continue

Started Sep 30, 2012

Getting a group listed in the groups section

How do I get my Family Nature Group listed in the groups section?  It is based in Hattiesburg, MS and is titled the South Mississippi Family Nature (FaN) Club.  Continue

Started Aug 5, 2012


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The Tipping Point for The New Nature Movement

In his national best selling book “The Tipping Point” author Malcolm Gladwell discusses a few reasons that some products and ideas become huge success stories and others do not. Mr. Gladwell argues that at some point in time "an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire."  Successful products or ideas that spread over a wide demographic do so not because of the direct actions of their creators but because they happened to catch the attention of…


Posted on September 24, 2012 at 6:30am

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At 6:42pm on August 12, 2012, Janice Swaisgood said…

Hi Nkrumah!

I see that Suz already gave you links for the Family Nature Club Tool Kit, as well as the link to register your new family nature club. In the Took Kit, you'll find a page you can use and/or edit to fit your needs regarding liability issues. I modified it a little and typed it out on the top of our sign-in sheets. I know that other FNCs have done the same. This might be an interesting conversation to start here in the NFN forum. I'm curious how others are tackling this subject as well. No one that I know of has ever had to put anything to the "test", as there have been no problems that I know of.

Let me know if you need help starting a discussion, or if there's anything else I can do!

All the best,


At 11:58am on August 12, 2012, Suz Lipman said…

I certainly agree with that! And lots of places have an abundance of nature but still don't have people out enjoying it. I appreciate all you're doing to get people aware and outside in South Mississippi.

At 11:56am on August 12, 2012, Suz Lipman said…

Hey there Nkrumah. How are you? I left you a message about this on Facebook, too.

You can download a Family Nature Club tool kit and other info here:


To register your family nature club, go here:


And, lastly, please do get involved in our Natural Families Network here on the forum. You'll find lots of other club leaders also starting out, as well as experienced nature club leaders like Janice.  It's a great place to share and get info. Hope to see you there. Cheers.

At 11:23am on August 12, 2012, Suz Lipman said…

Hi Nkrumah! Belated welcome to the forum from me. I'm so glad Rue tapped you to be on the Outdoor Afro Regional Leadership Team and that you're making yourself at home here. I'm sure I'll see you soon. Cheers.

At 6:46am on June 15, 2012, Janice Swaisgood said…

Hi Nkrumah!

My name is Janice Swaisgood and I am the National Coordinator for Nature Clubs for Families here at C&NN. I just wanted to welcome you to the Natural Families Network Forum, and encourage you to jump into any discussions you find interesting. Likewise, feel free to start a new discussion of your own! I hope you find the conversations here interesting and helpful. I look forward to learning more about you here!

All the best,



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