Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Prescribe It

Teton Science Schools is a fantastic institution located in Jackson Hole and they have helped connect kids with nature for years. TSS Executive Director Jack Shea is a member of the Conservation Fund's National Forum on Children and Nature.

There's a good article up today regarding a TSS proposal to connect kids and nature.
“Doctors are writing prescriptions to parents to have their kids spend time outside,” said Jack Shea of the Teton Science School, “…a really weird sounding idea but symptomatic of what we’re facing today.”