Latest Outdoor education Stories

2008-08-29 00:00:36

By Brian C Rittmeyer Mena Small pulled at her mother's clothes, dragging her through Animal Friends' Ohio Township facility. With all the dogs, kittens and bunnies, Mena, 4, couldn't get enough. The rambunctious little girl who likes to sing and dance is fighting cancer.

2008-08-27 15:00:43

HINCKLEY - Good Will Home Association has been awarded a $9,804 environmental education grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

2008-08-25 18:00:27

By Jeri Rowe When I see birches bend to left and right I like to think some boy's been swinging them. -- Robert Frost, poet ASHEBORO -- Thank you, Liz Mann .

2008-08-22 03:00:15

By Sheppard, Paul R Hallman, Christine L; Towner, Ronald H ABSTRACT Environmental History of the Southwest is a general science education course at the University of Arizona with an emphasis on human-environment interaction of the past and an objective of preparing non-science majors to understand and critically evaluate contemporary environmental issues.

2008-08-19 03:00:24

By Coopwood, Ted Editor's note: As part of our effort to highlight innovative approaches to improving the environment and the health of communities, the Journal is featuring a bimonthly column from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (U.S.

2008-08-13 09:00:33

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Chuck Ardo of the Pennsylvania Office of the Governor, +1-717-783-1116, or Susan Rickens (DEP), +1-717-787-1323 Announces $478,000 to 78 Organizationsto Stimulate Life-Long Learning HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.

2008-08-08 12:00:00

As president and co-founder of the Children and Nature Network, Cheryl Charles, Ph. D will be sharing her vast knowledge of the environment at the We Believe in Girls! Summit 2008, presented by the Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council.

2008-08-07 03:00:17

Some Washington County teachers are preparing to implement a curriculum on climate change and environmental stewardship. Developed by a group of educators, the program is aimed at teaching children about the connection between their actions and the wider world - so they can help save the planet.

2008-08-05 15:01:02

By Vanessa Welch, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Aug. 5--MT. VERNON -- This week, the Girl Scouts of Shagbark Council are pairing up with United Methodist Children's Home to provide a program, Uniquely ME!, that focuses on celebrating uniqueness.

2008-07-30 15:00:23

By COLLEEN DISKIN Wildlife groups have been sounding an alarm this summer, not an unfamiliar one. They are worried that too many kids will spend too much time indoors glued to a digital screen. Or when kids are outside, their time will be heavily structured and supervised.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.