Below are some highlights of what's going on in CBF's education program. See the navigation on the left for more education stories.
May 12, 2020
While the current worldwide pandemic can make us uncertain and anxious, taking time for reflection, especially self-reflection, can help us stay grounded and give us a foundation for creativity.
May 5, 2020
The rapid changes May brings offer great inspiration for observing, questioning, and nature journaling.
April 28, 2020
Educator Ronnie Anderson reflects on the wonder and importance of trees. This spring, if you can’t plant a tree, at least try to nourish the ones that already exist. Take some time to examine your life and find where it intersects and intertwines with that of a tree.
April 21, 2020
This week we mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Early environmental activists created Earth Day to harness the energy of their growing movement and inspire Americans to protect our planet. Cindy Duncan, a veteran CBF educator who was six years old at the time, shares her recollections.
April 14, 2020
According to mindfulness expert Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness is “the awareness that arises from paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally.” To experience the benefits of mindfulness in nature you simply need to go outside, breathe deeply, and consciously recognize the world around you. Take in the sights, sounds, smells, and sensations of nature. Simply exist—and notice.
April 7, 2020
April is when our world reawakens from its winter slumber. The Romans named the month after their word meaning “to open or blossom.” April is the first full month of spring, a time of rapid rebirth and growth, when the days grow longer and the nights get shorter.
March 31, 2020
Nature is everywhere you are. Finding it is easy, especially if you are curious about clouds, trees, weather, stars, rocks, birds, ants, or anything else outside. True magic lies in your curiosity about these everyday things.
March 25, 2020
Nature journaling is a way to creatively connect and build a deep, lasting relationship with the natural world.
February 24, 2020
Following an elimination of funding to aid Maryland environmental education experiences, students and educators speak out.
January 27, 2020
For many, the thought of spending a few days in the field can be daunting. What do I pack? Will I be way outside of my comfort zone? See what one educator learned from her expedition on the Bay and how it shaped her understanding of the outdoors.
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