Resources

ARTICLES ON BENEFITS OF NATURE

Health Benefits to Children from Contact with the Outdoors and Nature. By Children and Nature Network 2010 If children lose contact with nature they won’t fight for it. By George Monbiot in The Guardian,  November 19 2012    

ARTICLES ABOUT NATURAL HISTORY

Natural History is Dying, and We Are All the Losers By Jennifer Frazer in Scientific America, June 20 2014   The Natural History Project. Conversations about the rebirth of Natural History.   Decline of natural history troubling for science, society By Sandra Hines in University of Washington Today, March 26 2014   Natural History and […]

ARTICLES ON NATURE AND ADD/ADHD

Back to Nature: Understanding Nature Deficit Disorder By Network Ireland, 2013  

THE YOUNG NATURALISTS CLUB IN THE NEWS

New club ideal for budding naturalists The Daily News. By Janet Barlow May 28 2006   Green Scene, Canadian eco crusaders earn kudos here and around the globe  Elle Canada Magazine. by Alannah O’Neil. September 2010   Youth nuts about nature  Bridgewater Bulletin. September 2012   NOVA SCOTIA NATURALLY: A love of the natural world  […]

ARTICLES ON GETTING KIDS OUTSIDE

Time for a Camp Revival: The Return of Nature Camps and the Support For Those That Never Went Away.  By Richard Louv, Children’s & Nature Network, July 20 2015   8 Ways to Nurture Your Child’s Connection to Nature. Dr. Jim Taylor, Huffington Post, January 12, 2015