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Posts tagged: Beth LeMaster

Youth Conservation Crew Clears a Path for Outdoor Learning in South Carolina

Forest Service Hydrology Technician Jay Swafford describes some of the unusual trail features the school envisions for the future.

Forest Service Hydrology Technician Jay Swafford describes some of the unusual trail features the school envisions for the future.

In today’s technological society, children have retreated from outdoor activities — bike riding, tree climbing or clinging to a rope swing to drop into a river -towards entirely virtual activities, indoor adventures at the end of a power cord.

A few years ago, researchers and educators gave this trend a name: nature deficit disorder. Read more »