Stepping Into Nature

The Back to Nature Network, Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario (COEO), Green Teacher magazine and Ontario Society for Environmental Education (OSEE) are pleased to offer Stepping into Nature: Teacher Stories Volume 1. This exciting publication consists of inspiring articles from Ontario classroom teachers who have successfully run place-based outdoor and experiential programs with an environmental theme. Stepping into Nature presents their stories, challenges and successes in using nearby nature as a critical component of teaching practice.

About the Editor:

Grant Linney has spent the bulk of his career as an outdoor and environmental educator. He is the 2012 recipient of a national environmental teaching award from EECOM, The Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication. He is the co-author of Reconnecting Children Through Outdoor Education: A Research Summary (2007) and the course developer and instructor for Lakehead University’s version of the Teachers’ AQ course in OEE (2010 to present).

Please direct all inquiries and submissions to Grant:

To help us analyze the effectiveness of this resource, create more free resources, and inform future work, we ask that you answer a few questions for us.

All fields are voluntary except for your email address, although it would be very helpful if you fill in all fields where possible. Be sure to click the checkbox below the form to confirm that you are a real person.Stepping_into_Nature_Image

Your Name

Your Email (required)


What is your expected use of the resource:

Where did you hear about the resource?

Can we contact you for feedback on the resource and to share new initiatives?


An email with a PDF of the resource you are interested in will be sent to the email address provided as soon as you hit “Send” and click the “I’m not a robot” button. You will need an Adobe Acrobat Reader to open and view the resource. Your email address will only be used to provide you with the requested resource; any future contact with you will be made only with your permission. All information collected will be used solely for gathering ideas and data on how our resources are being used.

Please feel free to link to this resource page on your own website. We love to know how our resources are distributed and used, so kindly connect with us by email ( when you’re referring your audience back to this page.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.
Translate »