Raise awareness at your school or office
The Children & Nature Network infographics are great tools to inform people about why it is so important for today's children experience the natural world in their everyday lives. Developed in partnership with the National League of Cities' Institute for Youth, Education & Families, the latest infographic "Nature Can Improve Health and Wellbeing" would make a great poster for your school or office. You can download it here - it's free!
New!!! Infographics Available
As more and more research emerges confirming the value of spending time outdoors, it’s become a challenge to share the multitude of benefits in the sound-bites that we 21st century humans expect. Newly published infographics do just that! The Children & Nature Network put together a team of nationally recognized experts to vet research on the topic for its new Green Schoolyards for Healthy Communities report and condensed that information in to a series of four infographics on Mental Health, Physical Activity, Value of Play and Academic Performance. These great communication pieces are also available for download in poster size. Wouldn’t…
Richard Louv's new book, Vitamin N, sheds even more light on just how important nature is for our health and well-being, and that of our communities. NPR's Diane Rehm recently interviewed Louv, along with Jonathan Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service, and Robert Zarr, MD. Together, they make a compelling case for spending more time in nature, and discuss what is being done nationally to create nearby nature in our increasingly urban world. Click on the link to tune in - it is well worth the time! But be forewarned - it may inspire you to pick up a copy of Vitamin…