Tag Archives: hiking with kids

“Stay Away from the Woods”: Countering the Idea that Nature Is Unsafe for Our Kids

By Hank Osborn, Senior Program Coordinator What messages are our children receiving about exploring the outdoors, and how will they affect future efforts to protect our environment? My wife and I try to get our young ones outside as much … Continue reading

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The Weekly Forced March

Getting kids to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature. By Hank Osborn, East Hudson Program Coordinator Almost every weekend, year-round, my wife and I enjoy a good hike with our adolescent children. We love our local trails, the exercise, and … Continue reading

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