The Red-tail Blog

Nature and literacy go hand in hand

Nature and literacy go hand in hand

Children can practice some of the most important literacy skills outdoors. Little ones can make real world connections between concepts such as shapes and the world around them, further cementing those in their minds...

Paddling our local rivers, an escape into nature and time

Paddling our local rivers, an escape into nature and time

You may drive over rivers every day and not give them much thought. But once you are on the river paddling through a tree-lined corridor, watching birds hunt and passing turtles as they sun themselves, you'll discover that rivers have much more to offer. As captain of your boat, you get to pick your own adventure, navigating currents both gentle and swift...