By Marji Yablon. Poughkeepsie Journal.
Winter offers children a wonderland of ways to meet nature up close, with few supplies required.
At first, a parent might think, "Isn't much of the natural world absent in the Northeast during the winter?" Well, yes, but according to educators at Millbrook's Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies and New Paltz's Mohonk Preserve, there's plenty to do and discover, and it includes embracing that absence. See full article.