Outdoor Education Resources

"Today, the three major environmental challenges of our time are climate change, the biodiversity collapse, and the disconnect between children and nature."  -Richard Louv, July 2013 Definitions Environmental Education is a learning process that increases knowledge and awareness about the environment and develops skills that enable responsible decisions and actions that impact the environment (from … Continue reading Outdoor Education Resources

Children, Commercialism, and Environmental Sustainability

"While not typically seen as an “environmental issue,” those concerned about the environment should be sobered by the increasing commercialization of childhood, as the same generation of children that is being encouraged to prioritize wealth, consumption, and possessions is the same generation that, if current trends continue, will need to drastically reduce its consumption patterns … Continue reading Children, Commercialism, and Environmental Sustainability