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News articles and other noteworthy things from 10 acre wood in the community

-10 Acre Wood hosts and started the South Metro MNECO Nest The nest meets quarterly at 10 Acre or nearby locations. See MNECO Facebook group or message for latest meeting date. More on MNECO Nests:

-Jenn was named 2021 Early Childhood Environmental Educator of the Year from the Minnesota Association for Environmental Education. See a video compilation for her here:

-We have been featured as Eco Healthy's Provider of the Month. See our article here:

-We have welcomed other Parent Aware Rated programs, coaches and Wayfinders to tour and learn from our school environment

-We hosted Darci Stanford, a faculty member from South Central College on an internship at our program to help guide and create South Central College's new Outdoor/Nature Studies Associates degree program

-We have a 4-Star Rating with Parent Aware, the highest possible rating.

-We were featured in Voyage Magaziene's "Hidden Gems" feature.

-We were featured in an article in The Sun This Week:

-Hannah was featured in the Prior-Lake American.


We are also an Eco-Healthy Childcare. This means we have committed to keeping our children's learning environment as healthy, safe and green as possible by limiting children's exposure to toxic chemicals. 

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