• Wild Roots Nature School at Stonewall Farm

    Sowing the Seed of a School

    Starting a new nature preschool might seem daunting, but Liza Lowe shows us that you simply have to take the first step, and see where the journey takes you.

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    Put Your Program on the Map!

    Check out Natural Start's new searchable map and list to see schools and organizations that are part of the Alliance. Join today to put your program on the map!

  • Photo by: Allison Russell

    International Mud Day Photos from San Antonio Zoo

    Enjoy photos of the messy learning that took place at the San Antonio Zoo's celebration of International Mud Day this summer.

  • Register Now for the Nature-Based Preschool Conference

    Join nature-preschool educators August 20th-23rd in Kalamazoo, Michigan for a professional gathering at the Kalamazoo Nature Center and Nature's Way Preschool.

  • Sowing the Seed of a School
  • Put Your Program on the Map!
  • International Mud Day Photos from San Antonio Zoo
  • Register Now for the Nature-Based Preschool Conference

Bright Ideas

Association of Zoos & Aquariums Awards 30 Nature Play Grants

The “Nature Play Begins at Your Zoo & Aquarium” grants to zoos and aquariums will encourage conservation education through family nature play. Read More

San Antonio Zoo Celebrates International Mud Day

Enjoy photos of the messy learning that took place at the San Antonio Zoo's celebration of International Mud Day on June 29th! Read More

5 Tips for Camping with Kids

Taking the kids on a camping trip? These tips from the Outdoors Alliance for Kids will help make the trip a little easier. Read More

Feature Story

Sowing the Seed of a School

Liza Lowe shares her story of how she started Wild Roots Nature School at Stonewall Farm. Read More

Member Spotlight

The Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Child Development is a lab school for children from birth to 5 years of age, located at Florida Atlantic University. Environmental education is integrated throughout the curriculum with all age groups—infants to preschoolers. Read More