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First Aid*

The first aid remedies in this handout are designed for home use of day-to-day minor injuries and ailments. In the event of a life-threatening or traumatic situation, do not hesitate to seek professional help.

First aid plants can be used fresh from your garde...

February 28, 2019

When: Saturday May 18, 2019. Day or Overnight options available.

Where: Carolina Beach State Park

What: An end-of-year celebration and campout. Nature Connect facilitators will lead casual group activities which may include: matchless fire making, animal tracking, storyt...

January 31, 2019

Plants are all around us. Poisonous hemlock grows adjacent to healing elderberry. Edible mint and mustard family plants grow up among the grass of our yards. Imagine if you could identify a plant based on its family characteristics, instead of learning each plant speci...

January 24, 2019

During my time at UNCW, I signed up for a week-long excursion to Finland because I was interested in why Finland is one of the top countries in the world for education. I wanted to learn about what they do differently than here in America. This trip fueled my growing i...

January 8, 2019

When people ask "What do you do?" its hard to come up with a succinct answer. "Well, I take kids out in the woods"; "I teach Earth Skills to 3-12 year olds"; "I help children connect to themselves, each other and the natural world"; "I'm a program facilitator". None of...

August 13, 2018

 "Other countries have demonstrated that academic achievement improves when kids more time for recess, and that more physical activity leads to increased focus, improved attendance, decreased behavioral diagnoses (anxiety, ADHD, anger), and improved creativity and soci...

March 5, 2018

One of the practices that we introduce at Nature Connect is tracking. Tracking is a tool that allows us to connect to the bigger picture of what is happening around us. In each of our lineages, we have trackers. If it weren’t for them, we wouldn’t be here today. Histor...

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