Recommended reading and resources for the nature-loving parent (or individual!) recommended by our Director Roz Hanchett



Carson, R. (1998). The Sense of Wonder. New York: Harper Collins.

Louv, R. (2006). Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books.

Nabhan, G.P. & S. Trimble. (1994). The Geography of Childhood: Why Children Need Wild Places. Boston: Beacon Press.

Wilson, R.A. Ed. (1994). Environmental Education at the Early Childhood Level. Troy: North American Association for Environmental Education.


Children and Nature Network: 

Fact Sheet on Children’s Health and Nature: 

Green Hearts Institute for Nature in Childhood: 

National Forum on Children and Nature: 

National Environmental Education Foundation:

No Child Left Inside Coalition:

Mountain Shadows School:

Harris Center for Conservation:

Nation Wildlife Federation:


"The Fragile Generation":