Category Archives: trees

BOOK REVIEW: Grand Canyon by Jason Chin

I have yet to visit the Grand Canyon. My family and I have visited many of the familiar national parks of the west, but so far not this miles-wide chasm in Arizona. After reading the new children’s book Grand Canyon … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: out on a limb

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BOOK: Woodland Adventure Handbook

If you run a nature camp or family nature group and have access to a wooded area near you, this just might be a book you need on your shelf. Adam Dove, Woodland Adventure Handbook (London: Frances Lincoln Limited, 2015), … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: among giants

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Wednesday photo of the week: a new vantage point

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Monday thought of the week: a new vantage point

A thought: Children experience a unique perspective and freedom when they can climb up and look out on the world from a new vantage point. – Gever Tulley, author of Fifty Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do), from … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: upward

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Monday thought of the week: let my kids be kids

A thought: … I respectfully ask that you let my kids be kids. – Julie Walsh Holcombe, in an open letter to a guard or teacher who told her sons not to climb trees and go home after school hours. Check … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: tree trekker

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Wednesday photo of the week: tree-mendous play

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