There are plenty of great resources to learn from! We are carefully compiling this page to highlight some of the best examples of nature-based programs we can find. This page is new, so keep checking back for more great content.
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Inspiration for Public and Traditional School Programs
Out of the Classroom and Into the Woods, an NPR interview with Eliza Minnucci from the Ottauquechee School in Vermont.
Parent & Guardian Handbook: The Nature Preschool at Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills, MD
Parent Handbook: North Branch Nature Center Forest Preschool, Montpelier, VT
Parent waiver from Lime Hollow Forest School
Essential cold weather gear and supply lists
Outdoor potty policies
Fire-making policies and practices
Emergency plans and polices
Safety practices when using real tools (knife use, saws, hammer/nails, etc.)