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Toys and Nature: They Can Play Nice

11/6/2013 // By Meri-Margaret Deoudes

There has been a bit of discussion lately around the entertainment value of toys vs. natural, outdoor experiences for kids. So which is cooler? Toys or nature; nature or toys? Our question is, “Why does it have to be either […] Read more >

Hope for Tomorrow: Disney’s Youth Conservation Summit

6/7/2012 // By Meri-Margaret Deoudes

In a presidential election year with vitriolic politics at its best in decades, it is difficult to fathom the path to a more sustainable future. For me, this is particularly true living in the DC area and working for an […] Read more >

Young boy smiling in front of a tree.

Protect Our Children from Toxic Air

6/9/2011 // By Meri-Margaret Deoudes

In less than a minute you can help make a change for the health of our nation’s children and our nation’s wildlife. Read more >

Kids for Hike and Seek

Adventure in a Park: Prepping for the “Hike and Seek” Event

9/23/2010 // By Meri-Margaret Deoudes

It’s early Saturday morning, with large iced coffees in hand, National Wildlife Federation’s Jaime Matyas and I are packing snacks (goldfish yum!) and our children into the car.  MacKenzie (7 years) and John-John (2 ½) are excited to head to […] Read more >