How to get involved

How can you get involved in the Collaborative?  Try these:

  • Attend the bi-monthly general meetings and perhaps the monthly Board meetings.
  • Join a project group or be a project coordinator to increase children’s nature experiences in school or youth programs (contact
  • Develop contacts for Parent-Teacher Associations or serve as School District Nature Champion for your school district or school.
  • Draft and provide graphics for informational materials for exhibits, fairs, and local audiences.
  • Assist with website management, contact lists, and other essential “office management” functions.
  • Suggest additional information to add to this website (send to
  • Post information on the Facebook page about local nature places and programs for children and families.
  • Invite the Collaborative to give a presentation at a meeting of your service club, school, garden club, business or other gathering (contact
  • Use such national resources as the Nature Clubs for Families toolkit and Natural Teachers Network, posted on
  • Take time to enjoy nature with your children, grandchildren, friends, and neighbors.
  • Ask to get email updates from us—send your name, organization (or community), email address, and phone to Anne Fege at