Category Archives: trees
A thought: One of our favourite stories on the importance of reconnecting children to nature is from the renowned playground designer, Rusty Keeler. The moment he shifted from designing children’s play equipment to working with nature came when he was … Continue reading
This morning my son and I joined park advocate Roberta Schwarz for a stroll through a newer park in West Linn, the White Oak Savanna. Lots of time and dedication from Roberta and a horde of volunteers went into making this … Continue reading
A thought: Modern parents need to stop thinking that anything and everything will kill their children. There’s a lot more at stake than broken limbs when we cut down trees. We risk mutilating the experience of childhood and stunting kids’ … Continue reading
We cannot keep this kid out of trees!
A thought: The climbing of a new tree is for the boy the discovery of a new world. – Friedrich Fröbel, Education of Man (1826)