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What’s all that Noise About?

What’s all that Noise About? by Chris Holland Canada Geese, Branta canadensis ORDER: Anseriformes FAMILY: Anatidae So, what’s all the noise about !  Our dear friends the Canada Goose is feeling the warmer temperatures and romance comes to mind (even in animals). During spring, pairs break out from flocks and begin defending territories. Spacing of these…

Top 10 reasons to send your child to ENC Winter Nature Camp

Most children today spend significantly more time indoors than playing outside, but research has shown numerous benefits of playing in nature: 1. Nature play makes kids smarter. Spending time in nature improves children’s ability to focus and concentrate. Studies show that nature-based experiential education supports significant academic gains in social studies, science, language, arts and mathematics. Students in outdoor…

Engage your child’s curiosity at ENC Nature Camp

Research has shown that spending time in nature improves children’s awareness of their actions and surroundings. Advantages of heightened observation skills include being able to pay attention with full awareness, increased powers of description, and factors pertinent to creativity, such as frequency of ideas, innovation, and flexibility of thinking. Improving their observation skills allows children to…

Earth Friendly Products to provide in kind donations of cleaning products to ENC and ENC Nature Preschool

The Environmental Nature Center (ENC) is excited to announce a new sponsor, Earth Friendly Products, the maker of ECOS® plant-powered cleaners, who will be providing the ENC and the ENC Nature Preschool with a range of sustainable cleaning products to utilize at its facilities. Products include ECOS® all-purpose and bathroom cleaners, as well as hand…

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