Nature Play in the News

What's all the buzz about? See what people are saying about nature play and Early Childhood Health Outdoors!

"As Outdoor Preschools Gain Traction, States Work to Unlock Funding"
Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts | January 3, 2023

"How to Get Kids Outdoors and Away From Screens"
LeafScore | January 20, 2022

"Adding Nature to Kids' Play Boosts Education, Health"
Public News Service | March 23, 2021

"Outdoor Play in a Pandemic: How Child Care Can Reach Its Full Potential"
Child Care Aware of America | November 30, 2020

"Ditch the plastic; invest in nature play"
Santa Fe New Mexican | February 22, 2020

"Designing playgrounds for happier, healthier kids"
TEDxMileHigh | September 7, 2018

"Nature Play Adventure Recap"
TEDxMileHigh | August 28, 2018

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More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. The National Wildlife Federation is on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 53 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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