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ECHO is committed to providing the best resources available. Our collection of resources is curated to provide the most up-to-date reports, toolkits, research, and other information about connecting children to nature.

Nature Play Programs

Natural Learning Initiative

Through environmental design assistance, professional development, research, and education, the Natural Learning Initiative promotes the importance of the natural environment in the daily experience of all children.

Children & Nature Network

The Children & Nature Network connects children, their families, and their communities to nature through innovative ideas, evidence-based resources and tools, broad-based collaboration, and support of grassroots leadership.

National Wildlife Federation Programs

Garden for Wildlife

By creating habitat for wildlife, people can build a daily connection to the natural world, literally just outside their door.

Schoolyard Habitats

Schools can create and restore wildlife habitat on school grounds while providing outdoor classrooms for learning across curricula. 

Butterfly Heroes

By pledging to create new habitats for monarch butterflies, Butterfly Heroes are bringing awareness to the declining monarch population and connecting gardeners, kids, and families to help monarchs and other pollinators.

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