Resources – The Woods

Resources

Organizations

Wilderness Awareness School – Wilderness Awareness School (WAS) is a national not-for-profit environmental education organization established in 1983 and based in Duvall, Washington.  WAS is dedicated to caring for the earth and our children by fostering understanding and appreciation of nature, community and self.

8 Shields Institute – The 8 Shields Institute was founded to support the development of an emerging international network of deep nature connection, mentoring, and culture repair.  The 8 Shields Institute is committed to researching, testing, training, and building of healthy, supportive cultural processes that restore deep nature connection and bring meaning and hope to people’s lives.

 

Books

Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature – Jon Young, Ellen Haas & Ewan McGown

 

Articles

Free School Movement – Wikipedia

Anarchistic Free School – Wikipedia

Forest Kindergarten – Wikipedia

For Forest Kindergartners, Class is Back to Nature, Rain or Shine – NY Times, 11/29/2009

 

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