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Leave No Child Inside – Greater Cincinnati

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TREES!!! Filmmaker wants your stories “I remember having a low-branched mulberry tree in our backyard as a child. We would throw sheets over its branches and it was instantly transformed into base camp for the neighborhood “archaeology dig” where we found shards of china that we were certain must have fallen off the wagons as […]

SCHOOL PROGRAM FINDER:  Free Resource for Teachers LNCIgc’s new School Program Finder is a one-stop shop for anyone looking for school and after-school nature-based or environmental education outreach programs, field trips and camps. The School Program Finder lists dozens of local programs and allows you to search by topic, grade level, cost and more. We encourage you […]

Denny McFadden is a retired teacher whose dream was to introduce urban youth to the great outdoors.   “For many years while teaching in the Cincinnati Public School district, I facilitated annual team building canoe trips for students and fellow teachers.  During those outdoor adventures, I witnessed a number of amazing things happen among our students […]

In response to the growing body of evidence presented in Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods:  Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder, there is wide-spread recognition that children benefit in a variety of ways from unstructured play in a natural setting – not just physically, but also in terms of cognitive development, mental […]

  Programs that get kids moving safely through neighborhoods are integral to healthy communities and assist in connecting kids to nearby nature.  Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a national program designed to assess conditions and facilitate in improving them so students are able to safely walk and bike to school.  The program engages community partners in […]

Cincinnati Public Schools Fifth Quarter Program Includes EarthSmart Institute   Jim Shelton meets with Fifth Quarter Planners and CPS Parents. Jim Shelton meets with Fifth Quarter Planners and CPS Parents In an innovative program designed to stem the loss of learning that takes place during the summer for many students, Cincinnati Public Schools offered a Fifth […]