Episode 308: Reconnecting with Nature

The season finale emphasizes the importance of getting outside and cultivating a relationship with nature. While there is an increasing divide between people and the outdoors, we know that deep connections with nature are important to a human’s well-being. Why do we need this connection? What do nature and wildlife do for us?  Join us to hear from a variety of nature enthusiasts on how and why they relate to nature, and how we can help others continue to grow and develop their relationships with the outdoor world.

Untamed Unfiltered

Join us for Untamed Unfiltered to take a deeper look inside each episode with some of the Center's Untamed producers and special guests. In this very special live episode, Amanda and Aaron sit down with fellow staff members at the Wildlife Center of Virginia! 

Untamed Unfiltered: The Next Generation

This special bonus episode of Untamed Unfiltered, hosted by Aaron, highlights the next generation of environmental education and conservation communications. Join us as we chat with Ally Gran, National Park Service Educational and Interpretive Park Ranger, and Sean Washington, Martin Park Nature Center Parks Outreach Coordinator, as we discuss the importance of helping others to connect with nature both now and into the future.

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For Classrooms

Take the learning experience for your classroom or student group one step further with our specialized activity packets. These interactive resources combine summative reading sheets with writing and critical thinking exercises related to the topics and themes covered in each Untamed episode. Each page is designed to be used individually or as a complete workbook,  making this activity packet perfect for educators looking to customize the lessons that can be learned from Untamed

Reconnecting with Nature Activity Packet

Are you using these materials and resources in your classroom? We are eager to hear from you! Please let us know, so we can share your classroom projects and experiences with other teachers. Contact us at edu@wildlifecenter.org.

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