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WorthWild Is Here to Help

Dear C&NN members,

I’m writing to tell you about a free service that may be of value to you as you and your organizations pursue your eco-endeavors.  

WorthWild, a fee-free green crowdfunding platform, was built specifically for individuals, nonprofits, businesses, school groups and the like looking to fund projects, ideas and services that will help to protect and sustain the…


Added by Kyle Pribish on February 7, 2017 at 8:53am — No Comments

5 Things To Consider Before Deciding On A Website Design Firm

It is internet world, and the conversion of PSD files into another format is the need of today's web development. There are number of web related services, those have significant value to make your all time presence in World Wide Web. It enables the increase the usability of website. Various conversions are taking place in web industry like PSD to HTML, PSD to XHTML etc. Whenever you see to hire service of PSD to HTML conversion, it is advised to consider the expert professional in web…


Added by Calvin Zimmerman on January 31, 2017 at 8:11am — 1 Comment

​​To Think or Not to Think? In Nature There's No Question...

I recently posted a piece on FBook w/these images in relation to work I'm doing for the Functional Neurological Disorder Forum and several films (…

Added by Randy Eady on January 26, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments

Cycling out of Summer

Even when August was fairly new, signs of autumn were starting to appear. I have always thought of summer as the months of July and August—two months of the year boxed off with hot summer weather for everyone to enjoy. But this year, I began to notice signs of summer fading and autumn approaching in early August.

First, I spotted a newly fallen acorn on the trail…


Added by Ann Courcy on December 7, 2016 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Monarch Magic

What happens when four monarch caterpillars are given to Schoolmates preschool? Monarch magic! Butterfly books are pulled out of storage and displayed on shelves.

Laminated photographs of the stages of metamorphosis are put on the table for the children to look at and put in the correct order. Yes, they know the correct order. Yellow, black, white, and green paints, crayons, colored…


Added by Ann Courcy on November 21, 2016 at 5:15am — No Comments

New Naturalist Awareness Illustrations 2017

Hello there fellow nature lover,

I have been crafting a new style of naturalist illustrations to inspire and design new environment education materials, especially those based on Deep Ecology notions.

I am a professional Editorial Illustrator and Native English-Brazilian Portuguese Translator so your…


Added by Robert Rajabally on October 19, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Making the World a Better Place!

HELLO CNN community! I have not posted things for quite a while. The reasons are as follows in the posted article. HOWEVER, I plan to be back, stay back and be a driving force for kids, nature and science. I have started a gofundme for my new venture that I think ALL of you will absolutely LOVE. Please check out and pass on www.gofundme.com/thebugwhisperer

For those of you short on time here is the 4 min rapid summary…


Added by Antonio Gustin on September 29, 2016 at 3:46am — No Comments

Symbiotic reflections

To understand sustainability we need to engage ourselves and others on a level that is both physical and emotional (psychological).

To engage others we must provide experiences of interaction led by curiosity, imagination, cooperation and reflexivity.

To engage we must provide that space in which all this naturally occurs, a space that personifies our biologically longing to learn.

This is the symbiotic experience which should be…


Added by James MacDiarmid on September 14, 2016 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Boys and Girls Club Morning at the Meadow

On July 1, 2016, 25 5- and 6-year-olds from the Waltham, MA, Boys and Girls Club visited the meadow on the lawn of Christ Church Episcopal for a morning of activities. The children had a great time playing in the playhouse, listening while a counselor read a book on butterflies to them, drawing pictures of the flowers, and planting and watering plants. We gave each participant a wild flower to take home. We hope that the boys and girls will visit again soon.…


Added by Barbara Passero on September 6, 2016 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Meadowscaping for Biodiversity recognized for work with local YMCA

The Waltham Y Meadow Club


An environmentally empowering, youth enrichment

program made possible through the partnership between

Meadowscaping for Biodiversity and the Waltham YMCA


Meadowscaping for Biodiversity is a project-based, outdoor, environmental education program with a vision of…


Added by Barbara Passero on September 6, 2016 at 5:03pm — No Comments

A biophilic education

"Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction" ~ E.O Wilson

By 2045, the number of people living in cities will increase by 1.5 times to 6 billion, adding 2…


Added by James MacDiarmid on September 1, 2016 at 11:07pm — No Comments

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…


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

A place in nature: a story of FLOW

Fascinated by what you find in the natural world? There are reasons for this and for these very reasons we must find ways to include this in our role as educators.


Added by James MacDiarmid on August 15, 2016 at 6:03pm — No Comments

Sharing the natural world through science and technology

"Whilst in transit we have been been recognised in the American press. "Founder of Barefoot​, James MacDiarmid​, and videographer Hayden Griffith​ prepare to enter Natural Trap Cave on July 13. Barefoot is an Australian noncommercial education content providing network that supports expedition work by creating short films to be shown in classrooms as well as to the rest of the public." …


Added by James MacDiarmid on August 15, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The Woods Project is Hiring! Houston, TX

The Woods Project of Houston, Texas is hiring two Fellows for the school year. Starting September 1st, the 9-month term will allow fellows to see all aspects of our programs. 

The Woods Project mission is to create wilderness education and exploration experiences that develop critical behaviors needed for disadvantaged students to achieve success in school and life.

We are currently hiring two Fellows, a Communication and…


Added by Katie Jablonski on August 5, 2016 at 10:27am — No Comments

Friday Photo

Rocco leaned down to look at the moss.

In a hushed voice he said, "It sparkles."

Then he reached out and touched the…


Added by Ann Courcy on May 27, 2016 at 7:45pm — No Comments

How do I feel about the ecological crisis?

I see constant reminders in the media and around me of the hurts of our land. Today I went on a rainy spring hike to my local nature spot and even there I found stakes in the ground delineating where there will be construction and the trees have already been cut down. I feel sad, I am grieving the loss of something dear.

The destruction of our earth is so very big, the timelines to…


Added by Melissa Clews-Hunt on May 5, 2016 at 10:07am — No Comments

Healing Spaces Therapy Welcomes You

Hello, and welcome to Healing Spaces Therapy. I'm so happy to begin this journey of wellness with you. 

Even if you are not looking to do therapy but you are someone who values nature and are interested in ways to deepen this, please feel free to contact me. I am grateful to be part of broadening our wellbeing to include the whole earth.


Added by Melissa Clews-Hunt on May 5, 2016 at 9:54am — No Comments

Missouri River Teacher Workshop & Summer Camp!

The Missouri River is historically significant, ecologically diverse, culturally important, and right outside many American’s back door. Missouri River Relief, a non-profit organized to connect people with the river, now has two new ways for you to connect your community, educators and students directly with this national treasure.

The Missouri…


Added by Kristen Schulte on May 3, 2016 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Unwind in Nature

“I believe the world is incomprehensibly beautiful — an endless prospect of magic and wonder.”  — Ansel Adams

Added by Ann Courcy on May 1, 2016 at 6:28am — No Comments

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