Events and Initiatives

Programs and Events 

Build Pre-School Nature Play Benefits Now Program #C39

Sun. Oct 13, 2:30-4:30 pm

AGE: 18 and up | $5.00

Possum Creek MetroPark, Possum Creek Education Building, 4790 Frytown Rd.

Pre-school teachers and directors can take steps to bring the benefits of nature play to their facility today. Review studies and our collective experience to build a case for your plan. Experience practical techniques that guide children’s behavior to positively interact in a nature rich world. We will be Inside and outside this day engaging in outdoor experiences and playscape installations so wear “Play” clothes that can be washed. 1.5 Ohio Approved credits pending for those with OPIN numbers. Registration required. Contact (937) 275-7275 for details.

For more information and registration 937 275-7275

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Other Program Resources

Brukner Nature Center Young Birders Club

Geared just for students in grades 6TH-12TH with an interest in birding, membership in the YBC is just $10/year, plus high quality binoculars and field guides are provided for meetings and field trips, so no additional equipment is needed!  Please contact Brian for more information at!

Walk with a Doc Programs

Walk With a Doc is a nationally recognized program that takes place throughout the Miami Valley. To find a location near you to participate in, click here.


MVLNCI has Partnered with Dayton Regional Green on a Connect to Nature Site Certification.  Our work was featured in an article on the Children and Nature Network written by Richard Louv! Click Here to read about this initiative.

Information from our past Safe Routes Forum event can be found here.

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Connect to Nature Award Nomination