NLI Newsletter
November 2022

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Natural Learning Initiative


November 2022

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Creating environments for healthy human development and a healthy biosphere for generations to come.

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Extend the Growing Season

Building a cold frame is a great way to extend the growing season, allowing earlier seed germination and protection of plants from early frost well into fall and
winter. In southern latitudes, some edibles – such as greens and herbs – may continue growing throughout the winter with the benefit of cold frame protection... learn more

NLI session at the 2022 Extension State Conference

NLI presented a session led by Laura Lloyd and Bria Sledge at the 2022 Extension State Conference, Greensboro, NC, October 2022. Aimed at demonstrating the impact of diverse, naturalized environments in early childhood facilities, the session emphasized.... learn more

The first phase of Baltimore Inner Harbor Rash Field Park, includes two innovative play areas designed by a Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA) team, including NLI, which won two awards from Baltimore ULI (Urban Land Institute): the People’s Choice Award, selected by popular vote, and the WaveMaker Award, recognizing community need... learn more

Rash Field Park Recognized
Micromobility Research with SPIN

NLI Director Deepti Adlakha has been awarded a research contract to study micromobility across the NCSU campus alongside fellow colleagues. This study will focus on the behavior of both drivers and e-scooter riders with the goal of developing improvements to safety and the user experience... learn more