• Keys to Keeping Your Outdoor Classroom Growing
  • 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 Nature Explore

Keys to Keeping Your Outdoor Classroom Growing

Nature Explore's Susan Wirth shares the results of Dimensions Foundation's research that reveals six indicators of thriving, growing, and sustainable outdoor classrooms. Read More

Member Spotlight

The Chicago Zoological Society's Hamill Family Play Zoo at Brookfield Zoo engages families in child-centered nature play. Educators from a variety of backgrounds can learn from the zoo's "play partners" in the NatureStart professional development program. Read More