An interview with Richard Louv and David Mizejewski
Naturalist David Mizejewski and Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, discuss the importance of using outdoor play to nurture an emotional connection to the natural world.
Recorded September 24, 2020
Read Richard Louv's cover story about the mental, physical and emotional benefits of nature in the October-November 2020 issue of National Wildlife® magazine.
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