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  • The American Forest Foundation (AFF)

    little regard for the consequences our actions have on things that we think do not affect us. We are so engaged with the social and anthropocentric aspects of this world that we often forget, ignore, and neglect nonhuman things and processes. However, most of these nonhuman entitities, such as nature, are a part of us as much as we are a part of it. Nature is not separate from humans and the two are vitally interconnected. Many individuals are unaware of the human impact we have on the environment, corresponding to many people abusing and misusing nature, which is essential for our survival and livelihood. The American Forest Foundation (AFF) is in a pursuit to change this typical mindset of many people, reverse the loss of America’s woodlands, and spread environmental education and awareness. Specifically, “The American Forest Foundation works-on-the-ground with families, teachers, and elected officials to promote stewardship and protect our nation’s forest heritage” (American Forest Foundation :: What We Do). Although this foundation has been internationally recognized and certified for decades, there are a both flaws and advantages within the foundation that can and should be adressed through multiple environmental lenses and approaches. In regards to the environmental ethics approach, AFF encourages us to take the moral responsibility to care for and protect our nation’s forests while also viewing forest owners as stewards of vital resources that provide a combination…

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  • Eastern Woodlands Essay

    Did you know the Inuit, the Eastern Woodlands, and the people of the Pacific Coast use different ways to hunt and have beliefs. They all have to find a way to live, to learn, and to hunt. Inuit, people of the Eastern Woodlands, and the people of the Pacific Coast all make things differently. The Inuit, the People Of The Pacific Coast both mostly hunt for sea food. They go on a lake, or river to hunt and fish. Most groups/tribes carve as an art form. Inuit do a complex art form, but…

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  • Eastern Woodland Indians Essay

    The history of the North American continent started long before the first European explorers landed; however, the arrival of the Europeans changed the dynamic of the continents land and population forever. At the time neither the Europeans nor the Native Americans ever experienced a culture similar to each other’s. The conservative and religious nature of the Europeans contrast to the simple yet effective ways of the Indians. The Europeans settler’s lack of cultural sensitivity and acceptance…

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  • The Importance Of Birds In The Woodlands Of Westfield

    Introduction: The importance of this study is to learn about birds and their relation to their habitat. There are many bird species that are abundant in the the woodlands of Westfield. Where different species of bird are located, depends on the environment. An environment can have a completely different habitat than another environment. Because of this, we suspect birds to favor one habitat over the other. From our hypothesis, we believe birds are going to be more numerous by the Westfield…

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  • Woodland Adventure Playground Case Study

    Q.1 a) Concept, package, and process: Woodland adventure playground is one of the largest in the country designed for leisure sports with adventurous and exciting experience for visitors. Along with sports like slides, ropewalks, towers and trampolines, the kids can learn responsibilities at working farmyard by having a chance to handle “livestock like pigs, sheep, fish, and chicken” (Nigel Slack). The park has to be regularly maintained to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for visitors,…

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  • Reflection On Working At Woodland Acres Elementary

    Working at Woodland Acres Elementary was challenging and, in the beginning, a daunting task. I was nervous about working with the students at the school in the beginning of the semester but I have grown to appreciate the time I spend there. I believe that working at this elementary school that is rich in diversity has changed my view on working in a diverse community. It has positively affected my outlook on teaching students in a school similar to this one. The entire experience was challenging…

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  • My Relationship With Nature Essay

    manageable, it’s time we answered it, and it’s not all bad. At least I don’t dream I’m a butterfly. To find the origins of my relationship with nature you would have to go back far. If you want to know my understanding of that relationship, then you would have to go back to when I started volunteering at the Seattle aquarium. Considering this is the start of this paper, we will start with the former, though the latter will be soon coming. The simple fact, that will come as no surprise to…

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  • Powhatan Indians Tribe Essay

    Early Woodland Indians existed along the river valleys and coastal strip between 1000 B.C. to 0 A.D. They were the first to create the pottery movement; throughout the Southeast Americas. Giving them the ability to settle in one location, also the means to plant crops. Pottery was used for cooking, storage and serving foods. Advancement in their technology is a push forward for the building stationary housing, which materials are avaaible at the time of settlement. The middle During the middle…

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  • Learning Walk Case Study

    Learning Walks Summary, Recommendations, and Proposal We have deeply enjoyed the opportunity to get to know the Region 16 teachers and leadership team. Region 16’s commitment to the students you serve was evident during all of the observations and discussions. Below is a summary of what we have accomplished to-date, recommendations for how to use the remaining hours on our contract, and recommendations for next steps in the process. Summary We have accomplished the following action steps: …

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  • The Hopewell Culture

    which is in an elliptical shape. The most impressive and largest mound at the site, called the Central Mound, was measured to be approximately 19 feet in height when first recorded in the 1840s. This site, which was in use from about 200 BCE to 500 CE, is significant because it was created in the Middle Woodland period and was an example of a ceremonial site of Hopewell culture. However, this site would…

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