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Last Child in the Woods

Nature--the sublime, the harsh, and the beautiful--offers something that the street or gated community or computer game cannot.

- Richard Louv -

Last Child in the Woods

"Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young; it travels along grass-stained sleeves to the heart. If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save an endangered indicator species: the child in nature." More from Richard Louv in this excerpt from his celebrated book, "Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. { read more }

Be The Change

When was the last time you connected to the wilds? Consider spending time each day, even if it is just a couple of minutes -- outdoors in communion with the sky, sun, the Earth. For more inspiration check out "Lost Words: Reclaiming the Language of Nature." { more }


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