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An excerpt from Dan Koeppel’s article “The People’s Playground.” To read the full article, pick up the January issue of Sunset Magazine at your local newsstand. 

Posted by Annie Schuler, December 21, 2015

At NatureBridge, we often ask our students to do things they’ve never done before, like sleeping outside, hiking to the top of a mountain, or touching tide pool creatures. But for a recent group of students from Beijing, China, the new experiences started with something that many of us don’t even think twice about: sitting on the ground.

Posted by Elisa Litsky, August 15, 2012

“Place Fred in the Red!” said a NatureBridge field science educator to families in the Channel Islands in a lesson about how to use a map and compass to determine the direction of true north.

Posted by Karen Oxrider, May 09, 2012

I find it hard to put into words, my appreciation for the feats, characteristics, and beauty of a California Brown Pelican. Obviously, the best move of the Brown Pelican is its ability to dive head first into the ocean at speeds of up to 35 miles per hour.

Posted by Betsy Rivera, August 26, 2011

My life has changed.  From now on whenever I hike, I am sure a smile will come whenever I see lichen on the trail.

Posted by Karen Oxrider, June 24, 2011
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