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For Families

With the hustle and bustle of day to day life, it can be difficult for families to find time to get outdoors.  But once you step outside together and begin to explore the wonders of nature, you will crave more and more nature time.

In this section, you will find resources to help you get outdoors; from programs and activities at your local parks to fun arts and crafts you can do at home.

And remember, nature is everywhere!  You do not have to travel to a state park or wilderness area to find and experience the wonders of nature.  It can be found in the cracks of the sidewalk and in the road ditches!

Recommended Books

How to Raise a Wild Child; The Art and Science of Falling in Love with Nature, Scott Sampson 2015.

The Sense of Wonder, Rachel Carson 1964.

I Love Dirt:  52 Activities to Help You and Your Child Discover the Wonders of Nature, Jennifer Ward 2008.

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