Green Schoolyards America and their colleagues at the International School Grounds Alliance are excited to announce the release of the expanded edition of their collaboratively written Activity Guides set, describing how to engage PreK-12 students outdoors for hands-on learning, play, ecology, health, and community.

Every month, the Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity invites UC Berkeley students to join Jon Jarvis, Sarah Allen, and Patrick Gonzalez to discuss parks, career paths, conservation efforts, research opportunities, and more.

Our members have shared information about upcoming webinars for equitable access to nature’s benefits, a summit for equity and inclusion by and for people of the global majority, and a summit to set action agendas for the future of the children and nature movement. Learn more about these events and how to attend in this post. 

 Save the Redwoods League has launched the Reading the Redwoods contest now through May 10 and they are excited for you to be a part of this effort to encourage kids to read about nature, forests, and especially redwoods.

In a recent episode of the podcast, Institute Director Jon Jarvis discusses the responsibility of park leader veterans like himself to give back and to inspire the leaders of tomorrow.