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Cultivating children of nature

...physical and spiritual health directly to our association with nature - in positive ways." - Richard Louv, author "Last Child in the Woods." Richard Louv speaks of the benefits children get watching a butterfly quivering by, or the awakening they...
Kinders of the woods

...waldkindergartens." Walker, Roll and Hollatz also cite more local advocates for outdoor education as influences - Richard Louv's "Last Child in the Woods" and Jennifer Aist in Anchorage, who wrote "Babes in the Woods: Hiking, Camping and...
Off the Beaten Path: Get off that iPhone and eat a worm

...addiction to electronics has led to an ever increasing disconnect from the land, animals and even each other. Author Richard Louv in his book, "Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder," points out that there...
Empire Editorial: Embrace the outdoors in local education

...of the global threats to the environment - but their physical contact, their intimacy with nature, is fading."- Richard Louv, "Last Child Left in the Woods" It's easy to see how students these days struggle to stay connected to their outdoor...
Outdoor program offered to children

...celebration in 2005, when officials were told they needed more outreach programs to encourage young people to get outdoors. Richard Louv, a journalist and author of the 2005 book, "Last Child in the Woods," applauds the Forest Service effort. Louv...
The necessities: Food, water and a bit of fresh air

...assume that just as children need good nutrition and adequate sleep, they may very well need contact with nature." Richard Louv, in "Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature Deficit-Disorder." In a society where kids are...


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