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Losing ground: More people means more houses, leaving fewer places to explore

Losing ground: More people means more houses, leaving fewer places to explore

The Greeley Tribune – October 14, 2007

While there's a growing urgency to address kids losing touch with the outdoors, "most still have never heard of the idea," said Zoe Whyman, community relations manager for the Fort Collins Natural Areas Program. "Just making people aware of the problem is our main goal." Whyman's group is among organizations in the Fort Collins area dedicated to helping kids get in touch with nature and the outdoors. These include the Boy Scouts of America -- Longs Peak Council, the Colorado Division of Wildlife, Colorado Youth Outdoors, Kids in the Woods, the Poudre Education Center, and the Fort Collins Aububon Society.


It’s time to hit the dusty trail in Polk

Orlando Sentinel – October 04, 2007

A hiking program hopes to coax people off the couch and into the great outdoors. Polk County's Friends of the Parks foundation's new program will use geocaching, an international treasure-hunting game, to encourage children and those who are savvy about technology to visit Polk's paved and unpaved walking trails.


Wyo rec managers target couch potato kids

The Wyoming Business Report – October 16, 2007

No Child Left Behind in Science

OpEd – October 01, 2007

Let children learn by taking risks, says RoSPA

The Telegraph, UK – June 06, 2007


Network aims to reunite children with nature

The Grand Rapids Press – September 29, 2007


A high-tech trail trek to draw kids outdoors

The Ledger, New York Times Regional Media Group – October 05, 2007


Show Kids Nature’s Wonders

The News & Observer Publishing Company – September 23, 2007

Media & Culture

Nature makes a comeback

Boston Globe – July 07, 2007


Orion Magazine features the Children & Nature Movement

Orion Online – March 01, 2007