Latest from kids and nature
July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
The Children in Nature Collaborative, initiated in 2007, aims to engage individuals and organizations working on reconnecting children with the natural world. The collaborative is made up of regional and national partners–teachers, parents, farmers, health professionals, environmentalists, businesses, faith-based groups, and community leaders.
July 01, 2012 by Laure Latham
Walk any Bay Area trail and your kids might marvel at the views, the wildlife, or the gurgling of a creek–but the variety of geometrical shapes? That takes a junior nerd or somebody interested in making abstract classroom ideas concrete.
October 26, 2011 by Eric Galan
With Halloween right around the corner, it’s only natural to think of cobwebs and hairy creatures lurking in dark places. Just the thought of these creepy, crawling, eight-legged, web tangling, multi-eyed arachnids can frighten even the toughest individuals. Even yours truly. Luckily, the third installment of Sonoma State University’s Insecta-Palooza is here to remind us that these crawlers aren’t so creepy after all.
October 01, 2011 by Jenny Stampp
By Laure Latham, The Mountaineers Books, 2011, 364 pages, $19.95.
Hiking with kids can seem daunting, but Laure Latham is …
September 29, 2011 by Eric Galan
In an alarming poll conducted by the Nature Conservancy, only ten percent of kids said they’re spending time outside everyday. That’s no typo folks, a whopping ten percent! Before you shut off your computer and run outside, check out our list of top kid-friendly picks from our events calendar in October!
September 15, 2011 by Richard Karevoll
Most kids recognize the ring-tailed lemur only as the animated character King Julien from the feature cartoon Madagascar. In real life, this endangered, highly social primate is known for its vocal activity and sun bathing — and it will soon be one of many animals in San Francisco, waiting to meet kids ready to go beyond the DVD player.