Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Winter Birding in the Champlain Valley

Join expert birder and NBNC Teacher Naturalist Zac Cota on a trip to one of New England’s premier winter birding destinations. Eagles, waterfowl, raptors, owls, snow buntings, winter finches, and more.

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Creating Community by Learning With Nature

By Amy Butler * This post was written on October 28 for the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) Blog On a cold and blustery October morning in northern Vermont, 15 public preschool children tumble about their indoor classroom space getting ready for a morning in the forest. Winter coats, neck warmers, snow pants, mittens…

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Lessons from a Left-handed Leaf

By Zac Cota It was the soggy sort of autumn day that we adults sometimes call “gloomy,” but the first graders at Union Elementary were completely undeterred. After studying the work of Andy Goldsworthy, famous for his ephemeral nature art, we set out to make some art of our own. Arriving in the woods, pairs…

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