Environmental Education Articles

Many of the articles below have been published in the Mountain Park News and several are articles adapted from portions of my book in progress The Way of the Trail; A Guide to Teaching Life Lessons from Nature for Parents and Educators.

How Does a Wolf Provide Cold Water For Fish?
by David A. Martin

One of the most important parts of Environmental Education in this present era is to show connections.  As humanity lives on an increasingly grander scale . . .

Letting The Hard Part Be Hard
by David A. Martin

The work I do along with the other Rangers at the Mountain Park Environmental Center teaching the award winning Earth Studies . . .

A Misty Mountain Hike
by David A. Martin

The other day I was able to give a particular class an extraordinary hike experience . . .

Mycologia: A Mushroom Hunters Testament
by David A. Martin

Humans are good at this hunting and gathering, we have the ability to scan a scene with a particular form in mind.  Our brains can scan the environment . . .

Society is the Soil from which our Children Grow
by David A. Martin

Earth Studies Co-Program Director John Duston once told me “We teach values.” and I would have to agree with him wholeheartedly. . .

Whose Woods These Are I Think I Know . . . By the Tracks They Leave Behind In the Snow
by David A. Martin

The Pueblo Mountain Park was blessed with a wonderful amount of snowfall in the last two months, at times accumulating quite deep.  The children from . . .

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Many of my environmental education articles have been published by the Mountain Park News and can be linked to through the blog of the Mountain Park Environmental Center at http://www.mpec.blogspot.com/

Also becoming a member of the Mountain Park Environmental Center (a non-profit Environmental Education organization) will not only contribute to the environmental literacy of children and get you great discounts on stays at the lodge or in programs, but get you on the mailing list for the Mountain Park News of which I am a regular contributor!

Or sign up for the Mountain Park News email newsletter on MPEC’s Bluebird  Labyrinth page!

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