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  • Wildwoods Foundation - Building Community by Exploring Nature | Wildwoods Foundation | Ecology programs for Los Angeles schools.
    stewards Our menu of nature based programs are the vehicle to this understanding for school families and organizations Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better Albert Einstein Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 6 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 6 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day at Getty House Fou 3 days ago Wildwoods Foundation BIGGEST

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  • Who We Are | Wildwoods Foundation
    there can then be applied back in our everyday lives As we are able to look upon the familiar our friends families co workers or neighborhood with new eyes we begin to see and appreciate things unnoticed before Systems Thinking Employing a successful organizational development perspective used for many years in the corporate and engineering world the Wildwoods Foundation s programs bring the framework of systems thinking to the classroom By definition systems thinking is an understanding of the inter relatedness of all of the components of any given group of items forming a unified whole In other words it is big picture thinking taking consideration of the myriad of possible connections in any given situation Equipped with this perspective students develop an understanding of systems principles or as one student phrased it How things work and are able to then apply those principles in a spectrum of situations and circumstances They learn that the principles that govern nature s ecosystems diversity interdependence and sustainability are equally important to our neighborhoods social institutions and workplaces History The roots of the Wildwoods Foundation stem from the school shooting at Columbine in 1999 That tragedy moved a handful of volunteers with the National Park Service to explore the possibility of expanding traditional outdoor programming to include the components of character development personal growth and community involvement The Wildwoods Foundation is the result of those efforts March 2016 Seeds of STEM Launched the Seeds of STEM education program which introduces basic scientific principles to early childhood students August 2015 Magnolia Place The Wildwoods Foundation opens offices at the Magnolia Place Family Center and joins the Magnolia Community Initiative a collective impact project of more than 70 organizations serving a 500 block area south of downtown Los Angeles April 2015 A Drop in the Bucket Returns To address the California drought the Los Angele Department of Water Power awards a contract to the Wildwoods Foundation to revive its conservation education program at Vista Hermosa Park in downtown LA This incarnation of the program features a mobile unit delivering the program to schools October 2013 Oakgrove Expands The Wildwoods Foundation launches Oakgrove at two new schools Marshall High School in Los Feliz and at Miguel Contreras Learning Complex in downtown Los Angeles January 2013 GEELA Award The Wildwoods Foundation is named as the 2012 recipient of the Governor s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award in the Environmental Education Category November 2012 Oakgrove Turns 40 The Oakgrove program celebrated its 40th anniversary January 2012 King Middle School Wildwoods begins Full Circle programming with the Environmental Studies Magnet Program at King Middle School April 2011 A Drop in the Bucket Wildwoods launches its water education program at Vista Hermosa Park in downtown LA April 2010 Eco X Wildwoods pilots the urban ecology program at 10 sites with LA s BEST October 2008 Oakgrove The Oakgrove program active at Venice High School since 1972 joins the Wildwoods Foundation family November 2007 Web of Our World Wildwoods launches Web

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  • What We Do | Wildwoods Foundation
    us to apply those lessons in our everyday lives That s why all of our programs are built around the philosophy voiced by our motto Building Community by Exploring Nature We also believe that the best learning is hands on and collaborative using real world projects that have relevance to the student s community We help bring that understanding to schools through our innovative nature based programs Elementary School Programs for Kindergarten through Grade 6 Middle School Programs for Grades 6 8 High School Programs for grades 9 12 We also offer a range of program opportunities for families social groups businesses and organizations Families However you define it Workshops Special Programs For more information about any program from The Wildwoods Foundation please contact our Program Coordinator Tagged Share This Story No Comment You can post first response comment Leave A Comment Click here to cancel reply Name required Email required Website Comment Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 6 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 6 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day at Getty House Fou 3 days ago Wildwoods Foundation BIGGEST challenge to urban k 4 days ago Wildwoods

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  • Elementary School Programs | Wildwoods Foundation
    serves elementary schools in the greater Los Angeles area space space space A Drop in the Bucket A hands on exploration of the role of water in our lives for grades 4 6 Full Circle A 7 week program exploring the convergence of natural and social science for grades 4 6 Seeds of STEM Nature based science education for Kindergarten through grade 5 Eco X A multi part program exploring urban ecology for grades 4 6 Systems Thinking A half day workshop for grades 4 12 Service Learning Project planning and coordination for grades 4 12 Teambuilding Consists of our Common Ground Teambuilding and Primitive Skills programs Available to multiple grade levels For more information about any program from The Wildwoods Foundation please contact TaraAlton Wildwoodsfoundation org Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 6 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 6 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day at Getty House Fou 3 days ago Wildwoods Foundation BIGGEST challenge to urban k 4 days ago Wildwoods Foundation Gray skies over LA in honor 6 days ago Recent Blog Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods

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  • Middle School Programs | Wildwoods Foundation
    Wildwoods Foundation s programs connection between natural science and social science is especially relevant for middle school students space space space A Drop in the Bucket A hands on exploration of the role of water in our lives for grades 6 Full Circle A 7 week program exploring the convergence of natural and social science for grades 6 Service Learning Project planning and coordination for grades 6 8 Systems Thinking A half day workshop for grades 4 12 Eco X A multi part program exploring urban ecology for grades 6 Teambuilding Consists of our Common Ground Teambuilding and Primitive Skills programs Available to multiple grade levels For more information about any program from The Wildwoods Foundation please contact TaraAlton WildwoodsFoundation org Tagged Share This Story Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 6 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 6 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day at Getty House Fou 3 days ago Wildwoods Foundation BIGGEST challenge to urban k 4 days ago Wildwoods Foundation Gray skies over LA in honor 6 days ago Recent Blog Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting

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  • High School Programs | Wildwoods Foundation
    multiple grade levels Oakgrove A student led human relations program Service Learning Project planning and coordination for grades 9 12 Tagged Share This Story Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 6 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 6 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day at Getty House Fou 3 days ago Wildwoods Foundation BIGGEST challenge to urban k 4 days ago

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  • Family Programs | Wildwoods Foundation
    the generous support of the Mountains Recreation Conservation Authority s Transit to Trails program For more information about our Paseo program please contact TaraAlton Wildwoodsfoundation org Tagged Share This Story Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 6 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 6 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day at Getty House Fou 3 days ago Wildwoods Foundation BIGGEST challenge

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  • Workshops & Facilitation | Wildwoods Foundation
    Contact Workshops Facilitation HOME Workshops Facilitation Tweet SPACE Help in the classroom or the boardroom SPACE Whether you are a teacher seeking professional development a corporate group in search of team building assistance or a social club that wants to learn wilderness survival skills we have flexible program selections that will suit your needs Civic Clubs Youth Groups Religious Organizations After School Programs Community Groups Leadership Programs Friends Family Groups Teacher Professional Development Integrating ecological principles in curriculum and classroom management Natural Progression Exploring the concept of Natural Capitalism with business and corporate groups Wilderness Skills Specialized Training Wilderness skills nature hikes team building adventures Tagged Share This Story Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 6 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 6 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day at Getty House Fou 3 days ago Wildwoods Foundation BIGGEST challenge to urban k 4 days ago Wildwoods Foundation Gray skies over LA in honor 6 days ago Recent Blog Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have

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