About Northeast Ohio LNCI

The Northeast Ohio LNCI Inside Collaborative was created to promote every day interaction with nature among all northeast Ohio residents, especially youth. The members of this collaborative are: county & city park systems, youth groups, health professionals and education system.

Mission: Through education and community engagement, the Ohio Leave No Child Inside Collaboratives promote children’s outdoor play, learning and life- long connection with nature

Guiding Principles of this Collaborative are to positively impact the Northeast Ohio Community:

  1. By promoting the knowledge that “Outdoor daily play makes kids happier, healthier and smarter”.
  2. By increasing the number of children and families interacting with nature on a daily basis.
  3. By creating a generation of persons that understand the importance of nature.
The Northeast Ohio Regions includes the following counties:

  • Lorain
  • Ashland
  • Holmes
  • Tuscarawas
  • Harrison
  • Jefferson
  • Carroll
  • Columbiana
  • Mahoning
  • Trumbull
  • Ashtabula
  • Lake
  • Geauga
  • Portage
  • Stark
  • Wayne
  • Medina
  • Summit
  • Cuyahoga