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Time For Some Serious Play

9/17/2010 // By Anne Cissel

This week, National Wildlife Federation will turn Twitter and Facebook into a virtual playground – and inspire people to turn the computer off and play outside! 6 Ways To Play Along: 1. Tweet playfully: Whenever you have fun outside this […] Read more >

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Family Sunscreen Guide

7/16/2010 // By Guest Author

Tips to have fun in the sun safely Read more >

Sweeten this weekend’s Great American Backyard Campout with Hershey’s

6/24/2010 // By NWF

This year, HERSHEY’S sweetens the Great American Backyard Campout on Saturday, June 26th by partnering with NWF to promote the event. Together, we are encouraging kids and adults to enjoy the outdoors while sleeping under the stars.
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Survive the summer months with Be Out There’s new seasonal guide

6/18/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Take the pledge and access the free Summer Survival Guide www.beoutthere.org/pledge.
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Gear Up: The Great American Backyard Campout Is June 26

5/28/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Have you ever roasted marshmallows? Do you remember catching fireflies? When’s the last time you stargazed? National Wildlife Federation’s 6th annual backyard campout event on June 26 is an easy way for families and children to connect with nature and create new memories of outdoors experiences
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Let’s Go to the Mall! NWF Gets Outside For National Parks Week

4/22/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

In honor of Earth Day’s 40th anniversary and National Parks Week, Department of the Interior employees took their kids to the mall.
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12 Places to See Amazing Animals

2/22/2010 // By Guest Author

Wherever you live in the U.S., you are near fabulous places for wildlife watching. Our friends at grandparents.com put together this list to help you find a spot near you: Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge – Fort Worth, Texas […] Read more >

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Bird Crafts for Grandkids

2/1/2010 // By Guest Author

Grandkids visiting? Children of all ages are fascinated by birds, and winter is a great time to watch them or create a “bird restaurant” in your backyard or on your balcony. Our friends at Grandparents.com shared these “bird crafts” to try […] Read more >

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Finding Time For A Green Hour

1/27/2010 // By Anne Cissel

Life is full of ironies. In 2007, the National Wildlife Federation launched the Green Hour program, giving parents the tools to make the outdoors part of their children’s daily life. How?  Using the Internet—considered by many the enemy to outdoor experience. […] Read more >

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The Best Family Vacations Are Just Outdoors

1/19/2010 // By Guest Author

This guest post is by Dana Hilmer, the founder and editor-in-chief of Lifestylemom.com  I didn’t grow up with a family that did much in the way of outdoor activities together, unless of course weeding the garden could count toward enjoying the great […] Read more >

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