-For visiting this site!

-For contributing to this site!

-To Paul K. Dayton for writing the initial article that brought this project to fruition, and being excited about the prospect of this site, offering me up his grad student, Christian Senka, to start the site! Discover natural history and the ecological ties that bind.

-To Ryan K., my former student, who remarked after summer camp in kindergarten to his mother, "But can't we just PLAY?" then requested leaving camp early and coming to his old school garden to get into his skivvies and help us harvest clay for our cob house. Debra, you rock (and yes, the hole is as deep as he is tall)!

-To Richard Louv for his book, Last Child in the Woods, Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder.

-To Robin C. Moore for his work with natural learning.

-To Dr. Robert C. Stebbins for our logo illustration, from Amphibians and Reptiles of the San Francisco Bay Region (and to UC Press for being cool with it!).

-To Strephon Taylor for the logo.