LOCATION: San Diego, CA
My name is Janice, and I love nature. I also love sharing nature, especially with those who are “new” to it. I enjoy watching the expressions of people, big and small, who discover things about the natural world, and about themselves they might have thought impossible before. Introducing people to nature and the vast benefits of being in it doesn’t have to happen in “big” nature. One of the best places to do this is in nearby nature, or nature that is close to home. My passion to connect people and nature has grown from doing so with my own two boys, starting a family nature club, and working at a national and international level with the Children & Nature Network. I now work through the charter school I teach at to get families out in nature through camping and hiking, and I tie nature into the curriculum as often as I can.