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gardening, and ecology and conservation programs by providing resources, research, lesson plans, health, environmental updates,
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Keep your heart smiling, your soul shining
and your spirit filled with passion.
If you think positively, sound becomes music, movement becomes dance,
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was a child went forth everyday,
the first object he looked upon, that object he became,
And that object became part of him for the day or a certain part of the day,
Or for many years or stretching cycles of years.
early lilacs became part of this child,
grass and white and red morning glories, and white and red clover,
and the song of the phoebe-bird,
the Third-month lambs and the sow's pink-faint litter,
the mare's foal and the cow's calf, . . .
Nature isn't a place to visit, it is our home. The most effective
way to connect our children to nature is to connect ourselves.
"It is not half so important to know as to feel when introducing
a young child to the natural world." Rachel Carson
What is the extinction of a lily to a child who has never seen a flower
? Robert Michael Pyle
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything
better." ~ Albert Einstein