Pecatonica Woodlands Preserve

Pecatonica Woodlands is wild and natural. Click here to view information on the protected Pecatonica Woodlands.

Kids In Nature

“I like to play indoors better ’cause that’s where all the electrical outlets are,” reports a fourth-grader. Never before in history have children been so plugged in—and so out of touch with the natural world. In this groundbreaking new work, child advocacy expert Richard Louv directly links the lack of nature in the lives of today’s wired generation—he calls it nature deficit—to some of the most disturbing childhood trends, such as rises in obesity, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), and depression.

Read: 50 Ways to Get Kids Outside.

Adapted from Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv, 2008 edition, Algonquin Books

Turtle Monitoring

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Kinnikinnick Fields

Protecting 70 Acres in Northern Illinois. Click here to view information on Kinnikinnick Fields.