What's all the buzz about? See what people are saying about the Early Childhood Health Outdoors (ECHO) initiative.
"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
The National Wildlife Federation is providing resources to help families and caregivers across the country provide meaningful educational opportunities and safe outdoor experiences for children during these incredibly difficult times.Learn More
President and CEO Collin O’Mara reveals in a TEDx Talk why it is essential to connect our children and future generations with wildlife and the outdoors—and how doing so is good for our health, economy, and environment.Watch Now
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