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Taproot 2011 Spring-Summer issue : Download the PDF
Playducation website. “The Sound of Nature.” May 8, 2011.

Orange County Register. Oct. 18, 2010.

November 2009 Natur & Kosmos magazine. (The article is in German)

New Village Journal. “Awakening Our Senses to Learn.”

San Francisco Chronicle “Survival Classes Thriving Despite Hard Times.” Sunday May 3, 2009 edition.

San Francisco Chronicle Dec. 21, 2008. Review of Coyote’s Guide.

Coyote’s Guide was featured in the news section of the Children & Nature Network. July 9, 2009.

Christian Science Monitor. April 3, 2003. “Fast Tracking.”

The Almanac – January 16, 2002. “People Learn the Ancient Art of Tracking to Explore the Wider World of Nature”.

Wolfsong/National Geographic News – “Hi-Tech Tracking Tool Tested in Wolf Recovery Efforts.”

Radio Appearances:

An Organic Conversation Radio Show: No Child Left Inside – Addressing Our Disconnect From Nature interview with Jon Young & Richard Louv, author of The Nature Principle

Listen to the interview here. Originally aired on Dec. 17,2011

Dan Small Outdoors Radio Show. Show #345. Jon appears in the middle of this show to discuss the release of Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature. Listen to the show.

A Call to Consciousness Radio Show hosted by Brian McLure. January 31, 2009, show #26. Jon is featured in the second half of the show. Listen to the show.

Tomorrow Matters Radio show – KRXA 540 AM in Carmel, CA. Topic: Finding Solutions for Nature Deficit Disorder.

Jim Slinsky’s Outdoor Talk Network. Dec 20, 2008. Show # 983.

Art of Peace Radio Show on KCSB 91.6 FM. Aug. 13, 2009

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