LNCI In the News!

Columbus Dispatch story with photos: By Catherine Candisky; THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH; Remember growing up and racing off on your bike with friends, collecting lightning bugs in a jar or exploring a nearby stream or woods? Will your kids? Probably not.

Soapbox Cincinnati feature article on Greater Cincinnati’s Leave No Child Inside effort: This week’s official arrival of fall will be met with unparalleled fanfare as dozens of organizations and hundreds of volunteers throughout Greater Cincinnati roll out the green carpet with a “weekend sampling of the great outdoors.”   The cornucopia of events and activities – centered on family fun alfresco – is designed to showcase the abundance of our area’s environmental resources and initiatives, and to call attention to the importance of outdoor activity…

Cincinnati Enquirer coverage of Greater Cincinnati Rally: By Jessica Brown • jlbrown@enquirer.com • September 24, 2010; Several local groups want to make sure there’s plenty of opportunity to get your kids outside to play. They offer everything from community gardens at schools to free nature hikes to make sure there are always opportunities to get out in nature…

Cincinnati WLWT coverage of Rally.

WHIZ TV, Zanesville’s NBC affiliate, also covered the Rally at the Wilds.

Toledo Blade article on NW Ohio Leave No Child Inside Rally Bill of rights urges kids to play outdoors;by TOM HENRY; BLADE STAFF WRITER; Get off the couch. Put down the video game. Turn off the TV. Go outdoors. Sound like your mother’s advice? Now it’s Gov. Ted Strickland’s too.

The Sylvania Herald covered another Leave No Child Inside event the day after the rally.

Eco Child’s Play article highlights Dr. Wendy Anderson’s work with The Leave No Child INSIDE Central Ohio Collaborative.

Sept.29, The Leave No Child Inside Central Ohio Collaborative co-chairs Jenny Morgan and Alice Hohl were guests on Daytime Columbus, a live talk show on NBC affiliate WCMH-TV. (Video link unavailable.)