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100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Dates: April 25, 2019
Phone: (919) 962-0522
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Price: Free

LUNCHBOX Talk: Contact with Nature = Healthy Child Development with Nilda Cosco, Director of Programs, Natural Learning Initiative; Robin Moore, Professor of Landscape Architecture, NC State University. Join the co-founders of NC State University's Natural Learning Initiative (NLI) for this talk on how being in contact with nature broadens children’s play and learning experience, contributes to positive physical, social-emotional, and cognitive development, exposes children to living ecosystems, and stimulates their curiosity to explore the wonders of nature early in life. NLI was founded in 2000 with the purpose of promoting the importance of the natural environment in the daily experience of all children, through environmental design, action research, education, and dissemination of information.