7 Science Storybooks with Heart & Hope

    7 Stories of Scientists, Green Role Models & Community Builders! Just like heroes and heroines in our daily lives- some of the names on this list you’ll recognize, other names will ring a bell, and some of the characters we’ll never fully know.  Whether you’re leading a classroom story time or bedtime, staff […]

Catch GGH this fall and winter…

Where have green hearts been growing lately?  Where next? Are you heading to the NAEYC conference at River Center on January 31st?  If so, please consider stopping by the Growing Green Hearts workshop titled “Energize Kids About Climate” on Friday at 2:15.  It would be great to see you there! Will your kids be getting […]

Maplewood Nature Center- rooted, reaching, teaching!

Maplewood Nature Center is rooted and reaching into the community This summer I met Chris Soutter, a naturalist at Maplewood Nature Center.  We were attending a Will Steger Foundation climate change workshop and had sat down at the same picnic table during our lunch break.  As we chatted I realized that she was MY naturalist.  […]

What Educators Say About Growing Green Hearts

“We really enjoyed the training. It was great having some hands on opportunities to explore science. Very knowledgeable and prepared which I appreciated.” Tami Mielke, Director of Golden Rule Childcare Center in Andover, Minnesota   “Heidi is an excellent instructor who gets those in her classes involved. She has the ability to reach everyone, even those […]