• Co-Creating Learning Environments with Parents, Children, and Teachers
  • Put Your Program on the Map!
  • Let's Create an ECHO Across America: Every Child Healthy Outdoors
  • International Mud Day Photos from San Antonio Zoo

Bright Ideas

Nature-Based Preschool Conference Brings Field Together

For only the second time ever, a Nature-Based Preschool Conference designed specifically for the nature preschool professionals was held this month in Kalamazoo, MI. Read More

Let’s Create an ECHO across America: Every Child Healthy Outdoors

New tools are available from the Outdoors Alliance for Kids to help you work with your political leaders to get children back outdoors. Read More

Environmental Education's Largest Annual Gathering Is Coming Soon!

Environmental education's longest-running and largest annual gathering is coming soon with the NAAEE annual conference, held this year in beautiful Ottawa. Early-bird registration ends on Friday! Read More

Feature Story

Photo by Lesley Romanoff, Takoma Park Cooperative Nursery School

Co-Creating Learning Environments with Parents, Children, and Teachers

A cooperative nursery school shares tips for how to engage parents, teachers, and children in learning in the outdoors. Read More

Member Spotlight

A Primary Photo Journalist records her partner's work during an activity to create bird feeders for the school yard.

Robin Long

A Primary Photo Journalist records her partner's work during an activity to create bird feeders for the school yard.

'Kids Afield' is a collaborative project developed by three teachers at an N-12 Independent School that uses technology (specifically kid-cameras) as a focus tool to connect K-1 students to nature. Started in September of 2012, in its second year we hope our model can be exported to other schools and groups working with young children in natural environments. Read More