Saturday, February 21, 2009

Activites for Kids in Nature

eNature Quicklinks

WildlifeGuides: Nature in North America

LocalNature: Your neck of the woods

Reconnecting Children and Nature
The Children & Nature Network (C&NN) was created to encourage and support the people and organizations working to reconnect children with nature. C&NN provides access to the latest news and research in the field and a peer-to-peer network of researchers and individuals, educators and organizations dedicated to children's health and well-being.

NH Children In Nature Coalition

The New Hampshire Children In Nature Coalition is dedicated to fostering experiences in nature that:
  1. Improve physical and emotional health and well-being
  2. Increase understanding of and care for the natural world
  3. Promote stronger connections to community and landscape

...and to providing a forum for continued collaboration.

New! N.H. Children and Nature Initiative Receives

Harvard Pilgrim logo

Two Major Grants: The New Hampshire Children in Nature Coalition has received a $50,000 grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and a $10,000 donation from The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation in support of statewide efforts to reconnect children and families with nature. Click here for press release.

Founding Documents Developed: Over the past year, Coalition partners and working groups have established the Coalition's structure and drafted founding documents that detail timelines, strategies and goals for the effort, including the following: