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Connecting to Earth Science

Do you feel connected to the Earth? Do you think you can affect global systems through your local actions? Nurture Nature Center is currently halfway through a two-year NASA funded grant project, entitled “6 Degrees of Influence – Understanding the Interconnectedness of Earth Systems,” intended to educate middle school students about Earth systems and inspire... Read More

NNC’s Role in Communicating Risk for Weather Hazards

Does the way we display information about weather hazards affect someone’s likelihood to prepare?  Could communities have better outcomes during flood events if weather forecasts were improved to be more understandable?  Does understanding the true wide range of possible weather outcomes during an imminent flood event help people to make better preparedness decisions? These are... Read More

Gift Ideas for Today’s Gardener

Written for Home Garden Seed Association www.ezfromseed.org Even lifelong gardeners are constantly discovering books, tools, and experiences that will make the job easier, richer, and more rewarding. Here are ideas for holiday—or anytime—gift giving. Books to hold in your hands. Some reading is best done the old-fashioned way, on the page. Here are a few... Read More