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Growing Up Wild In Michigan

Inspired by a recent survey, we interviewed Nature Conservancy staff across Michigan who are also parents to get a local perspective on the topic of kids and nature. Physical exercise, mental stimulation, and family quality time were just some of the benefits mentioned when we asked "How does spending time outdoors impact your children?"

Click on each of the profiles below to find out more about how our staff are not only protecting nature, but also nurturing the next generation of conservationists.

For fun, family-friendly activities designed to connect your children with nature, visit naturerocks.org.


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