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Plan Underway to Connect Michigan Kids With ‘M.O.R.E.’ Nature

12/21/2011 // By Max Greenberg

Michigan is the only state that touches four of the five Great Lakes, and its 57,000 square miles boast nearly 100 parks and recreation areas, from the beaches of McClain State Park on the shore of Lake Superior in the […] Read more >

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Yes, Kids Watch a Lot of TV, But We Shouldn’t Give Up on Getting Them Outside

10/28/2011 // By Max Greenberg

The scariest thing about television may not be the array of monster movies lined up on basic cable this month. A new report from Common Sense Media (PDF ) finds that more than half of all American children between the ages […] Read more >

American People to Washington, DC: “We Just Want to Get Outdoors”

9/28/2011 // By Bentley Johnson

How do you get kids, hunters, veterans, ranchers, rock-climbers, archaeologists, birdwatchers, urban planners, business leaders, health advocates and more to fly to DC and go to the same reception?  Besides good food and cold drinks? By celebrating America’s great outdoors of […] Read more >

Outdoor Nation Ambassador Juan Herrera tells his story (photo by Marine Jaouen, NWF)

“I Would Be Dead” Without The Colorado Flatirons: Great Outdoors as Lifeline

9/23/2011 // By Max Greenberg

The centerpiece of yesterday’s Outdoors Alliance for Kids-hosted briefing on reconnecting Americans with the outdoors may have been the announcement that Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) and Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) will introduce Senate and House versions of the Healthy Kids […] Read more >

Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) announces his partnership with Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)

“This Isn’t a Partisan Issue”: Sen. Udall, Rep. Kind Make the Case for Healthy Kids Outdoors

9/22/2011 // By Max Greenberg

At a congressional briefing today on the benefits of reconnecting Americans with the outdoors, Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) and Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) announced their intention to introduce Senate and House versions of the Healthy Kids Outdoors Act (HKOA) sometime […] Read more >

Reasons to Get Outdoors (While I’m Stuck Inside)

9/22/2011 // By Max Greenberg

So here I am, wearing a tie and being all professional-like. Sitting in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, DC, gearing up for work. I’m years removed from real youth, stuck in 9-to-5 grind mode. But today, my spirit […] Read more >

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