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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

On the trail with a group of sixth graders from Horace Mann Middle School, I was surprised to hear from a few of them that they have never been on a hike or in the mountains before.

Posted by Carly Jacobson, April 01, 2013

Seventh grade students from The Barnhart School in Arcadia explored the Mediterranean ecosystem in the Santa Monica Mountains with NatureBridge in October. Jeff Morse, seventh & eighth grade Science teacher, reflects on his school's experience.

Posted by Jeff Morse, January 03, 2013

When I think of Southern California, I picture Los Angeles, Bay Watch, fancy cars, expensive restaurants, and famous people. National parks and wilderness areas don’t really fit in with that picture, but I’d heard there were some awesome mountains as well.

Posted by Dan Crowley, October 17, 2012

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

"The most important mountains in the world are the ones you live in."
—Ron Webster, Sierra Club Trail Crew Leader

We were greeted by this beautiful quote as we entered the doors to the new (and not-yet-open!) Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch.  

Posted by Karen Oxrider, May 29, 2012
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