July 23, 2015

It’s ironic that time outside during the school day has been reduced to allow more time

for standardized test preparation when it’s that very time outdoors

that could create higher test scores.

Back to School: Back Outside!

Kevin Coyle, National Wildlife Federation Vice Pr...

As one scientist puts it, we can now assume that just as children need good nutrition

and adequate sleep, they may very well need contact with nature.

Last Child In the Woods

Richard Louv

 

Science is increasingly demonstrating that by not getting outdoors, kids are missing...

 

 

The Centers for Disease Control estimates that 17% of children in the United States are obese. From 1980 to 2008 the obesity rate TRIPLED for children.[i] In Washington 26% of people are obese or overweight. In Spokane County, 27% of our friends and neighbors are obe...

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