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"Adding Nature to Kids' Play Boosts Education, Health"
Public News Service | March 23, 2021
"ECHO organization works to increase access to nature for kids across Colorado"
Denver 7 News | March 8, 2021
"Time Outside All Year Long: A Nature-Based Health Equity Strategy"
New America | December 14, 2020
"Outdoor Play in a Pandemic: How Child Care Can Reach Its Full Potential"
Child Care Aware of America | November 30, 2020
"National Experts Release Strategies to Reduce COVID-19 Risk in Child Care and Encourage Time Outdoors"
Press Release | September 10, 2020
"Early Childhood Health Outdoors Awards Nature Play Grants to 15 Child Care Programs"
Press Release | September 1, 2020
"Early Childhood Health Outdoors Presented with 2020 Advancing Environmental Literacy Award"
Press Release | August 5, 2020
"Applications Open for 2020 ECHO Nature Play Grant and Family Child Care Cohort"
Press Release | March 2, 2020
"Early Childhood Health Outdoors Secures Funding to Expand Nature Play throughout Denver"
Press Release | February 25, 2020
"Ditch the plastic; invest in nature play"
Santa Fe New Mexican | February 22, 2020
"Early Childhood Health Outdoors Expands to New Mexico"
Press Release | January 23, 2020
"One Reason Colorado Playgrounds Are Looking Way More ‘Natural’'"
Colorado Public Radio | December 24, 2019
"ECHO Q&A: Rocky Mountain Children’s Discovery Center'"
Blog | May 28, 2019
"Spring into Nature – Getting Kids Active and Engaged with the Outdoors'"
Blog | March 28, 2019
"Six Colorado Springs early-childhood centers receive grants to build outdoor learning classrooms"
Colorado Springs Gazette | March 26, 2019
"Early Childhood Health Outdoors Announces 2019 Seed Grant Recipients"
Press Release | March 26, 2019
"Designing playgrounds for happier, healthier kids"
TEDxMileHigh | September 7, 2018
"Nature Play Adventure Recap"
TEDxMileHigh | August 28, 2018
"Creating Better Outdoor Learning Environments in Colorado"
Colorado Parent | March 2018
"Less plastic, more trees: New effort seeks to reinvent preschool playgrounds and capture kids’ imaginations"
Chalkbeat | September 15, 2017
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