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Inside the Spring 2019 issue
by Sprinavasa Brown | Page 8
Advice for White Environmentalists and Nature Educators
by Sprinavasa Brown | Page 11
Earth Connections: Science Through the Seasons
by Shea Scribner | Page 12
Embracing the Unfamiliar Through Adventurous Eating with an Equity Lens
by Caroline Bargo | Page 15
Utilizing Hanford for STEM Science Lessons
by Ginger Wireman | Page 18
Making Science Engaging at Camp
by Ellie Korthius | Page 21
Poetry and Science Inquiry
by Jim Martin | Page 25
by Daniel Kreisberg During college I was a waterfront director at a sleepaway camp and absolutely loved it. When my post college job search led me to residential outdoor education centers I was thrilled. It was summer camp all year round and it allowed me to follow my...
by Jane Tesner Kleiner, RLA Imagine walking out the back door of your school, surrounded by the songs of spring time birds, the soft scents of flowers in bloom, the wind billowing through nearby trees, and (if you are lucky) the croaking of Pacific tree...
There’s a song in the sea for those who listen, and messages in the sand for those with far reaching eyes. By Dr. Gloria Snively and Doug Wonnacott The morning silently creeps in upon the gray, green waves. Smooth flat rocks that tumbled together for a thousand...
A Year in the Watershed There is no doubt that if you want to get students truly excited about what they are learning, ask them to tackle a real-world question or problem — ask them to solve something that is relevant to their lives. by Jean M. Wallace It is no...
Effective Practices For Night Hike By: Grace Werner The mainstream outdoor industry, as it exists today, is a blanket of whiteness that ignores sacred stories, crucial histories, and traditional knowledge of black and brown people (Brown, 2019). This truth is...
A New Tool: Land Acknowledgment Resource Cards (LARC) by Grace Crowley-Thomas Throughout Canada, New Zealand, and parts of the United States, educators and leaders are engaging in a practice called “land acknowledgment.” Generally, this is a practice that is meant to...
Jane Tesner Kleiner is a Registered Landscape Architect (RLA), ecologist and environmental educator with over 25 years of experience in design, project management and program coordination. She loves working with schools and communitiy partners to create spaces and...
by Jon Biemer Zoos and aquariums help heal our planet. In addition to wonderful experiential and educational activities, many zoos and aquariums have committed themselves to species rescue and recovery. I am a student of strategies that can create a healthier...
by Sprinavasa Brown I often hear White educators ask “What should I do?” expressing an earnest desire to move beyond talking about equity and inclusion to wanting action steps toward meaningful change. I will offer you my advice as a fellow educator. It is both a...
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