At Delphinus School of Natural History, we believe outdoor experiences, fosters true appreciation for the natural world. True nature awareness is a deeply personal journey, achieved through a process that engages all of the senses. When we learn to recognize nature’s cycles, understand wildlife behavior, and interpret its many languages, we become naturalists, instead of casual observers. When students develop “place awareness” they begin to notice everything!. According to Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature, the Core Routines of Nature Connections are things people do to learn. They are not lessons or knowledge, but learning habits. Nature awareness begins with developing a personal relationship with the outdoors. This leads to an understanding of our environment, our place as humans in the natural cycle, and our responsibilities as stewards.