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There are over 1,000 tree species in North America, so it is difficult to pick just 8! But we did and we wanted to chat about them and all the tree's interesting folklore and purposes through time.

Music can bring powerful emotions and feelings. Ever get goosebumps when listening to a live performance? Ever turn on a particular genre of music to demand a change in your mood or to calm down? Nature and music have physical, emotional, and mental effects on the human psyche. They are both critical to human life.

The aurora borealis (northern lights) put on their dance about 60 miles above the earth’s surface when electrically charged particles collide with gasses in the atmosphere.

Don’t live far enough north? No worries. There are plenty of videos online that show the northern lights. Maybe you can watch them in a dark room at night to make it more interesting.

We've gathered the most interesting, dangerous and messy, and down-right strange animal mating rituals to ponder this Valentine's Day. From a party on the prairie to #couplegoals, we've got some interesting animal mating rituals to chat about!

Winter brings special opportunities for creative expression. Nature herself creates a gallery of wonderwhen the temperatures dip below freezing and provides a canvas of white snow. It almost begs for us toget out thereandaddsome of our own personal creativity.

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Staying active is so important in the winter for the overall health of our families. But staying active doesnot always mean vigorous physical activity. Just enjoying time outdoors and spending time with familyhas major benefits as well. Here are threeactivities you can plan to get you outside when the kids beginto feel a little bored.
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While camping as a family can be a terrific way to bond and educate kids about independence, it can also be a useful teaching tool for outdoor safety. Most kids do their best learning when they aren't even trying to! The time spent outside as a family is also ideal for training.
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There are many benefits to taking your kids camping. Camping can help your kids appreciate nature and the great outdoors. It’s a great way to get them active and away from screens. Camping can also be a great bonding experience for your family.
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