Tag Archives: Burlington Little School

BLS Outdoor Classroom: Whitehall Woods

Posted on June 21, 2011

On our way down to the camp fire in the Whitehall Woods we talked about deciduous trees like a Big Leaf Maple and Alder; and evergreen trees like Douglas Fir and Western Red Cedar. We identified stinging nettles and what … Continue reading

BLS Outdoor Classroom: Organic Garden: weeds, signs and worm poop

Posted on June 1, 2011

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 I spent the morning with the toddlers. We dug up worm compost from the bin. We talked about how everybody and everything that eats food ultimately poops. We observed that the food we have been putting … Continue reading

BLS Outdoor Classroom-Skagit Valley Herald 2009

Posted on February 10, 2011

An ambitious volunteer project at Burlington Little School is based on a simple — some would say sad — fact of life for today’s children. They aren’t getting outside enough anymore. Jump-started by a $10,000 “seed grant” from the Arbor … Continue reading