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  • Nature-Based Preschool National Conference

Bright Ideas

Networking Call: Planning for Natural Disaster

Network with nature and forest preschools grappling with how best to plan for natural disasters in outdoor programs. Read More

NAAEE Announces Distinguished Nationally Known Slate of Five New Members for Newly Expanded Board

The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) expands board by five members to strengthen and expand the movement and profession. Read More
Prescott College

Prescott College Receives $100,000 Grant for Early Childhood Education Teacher Training

Prescott College has received a $100,000 grant from the George B. Storer Foundation to establish a Center for Place- and Nature-Based Early Childhood Education. The Center will train preschool instructors with an emphasis on working with children outdoors in nature. Read More

Feature Story

Diving into Mud Season

There are three seasons in nature preschool in Wisconsin: Fall, Winter, and MUD. Read More

Member Spotlight

Chippewa Nature Center’s (CNC) Nature Preschool in Midland, Michigan is a high-quality early childhood program for 3- and 4-year olds that teaches children literacy, math, science, and social-emotional skills in the context of nature. The children regularly hike to wooded areas, ponds, fields, and the Homestead Farm. Read More