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For advancing the cause of conservation by turning on young people to the joys and thrills of outdoor sports, Tommie and Theresa Berger were recently named finalists in Field & Stream magazine’s 2011 Conservation Hero of the Year competition. The […] Read more >
June is a special time to celebrate and enjoy the Great Outdoors, as proclaimed by President Obama and nearly all U.S. Governors. This year, Great Outdoors month was full of all sorts of amazing events and activities around the […] Read more >
Camping is sweet, especially when there are gummy bears involved. These tasty critters are gearing up for the Great American Backyard Campout on June 25, 2011. So can you. The Campout is a great opportunity for kids and parents to connect […] Read more >
With Father’s Day approaching, I’ve been reminiscing on all the great times I spent outdoors with my father growing up. There were the camping trips at Meadow Creek, tubing adventures down the Gila River, picnics at the City of Rocks […] Read more >
I just got back from an amazing event on the South Lawn of the White House. It was a beautiful, sunny afternoon and 50 youth from the Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School had the opportunity to celebrate Great Outdoors […] Read more >
Welcome to June 2011—a month that has been designated Great Outdoors Month by President Barack Obama and by dozens of states across the country. Here at the National Wildlife Federation, we’re gearing up to celebrate the great outdoors with NWF’s Great American […] Read more >
That day on which thousands of people across the nation pitch tents and roll out sleeping bags is almost here—National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Backyard Campout, slated this year for June 25. Camping, even for just a night in a […] Read more >
As a child, spending most summer nights and weekends outside, camping with family and friends, was the thing to do. Our family would often take a weekend trip to Northern Michigan so we could camp along the shores of the […] Read more >
The Great American Backyard Campout (GABC) is right around the corner! This weekend, families across the country will celebrate the annual event.In the same outdoor spirit as their 2010 Girl of the Year Lanie, American Girl is serving as the national sponsor for the GABC to encourage kids everywhere to enjoy the outdoors.
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Karoline Hurd is NWF’s Senior Events Manager. She’ll be camping on June 26 at our headquarters’ Great American Backyard Campout event in a Virginia park.
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