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Camping Out Becomes a Way of Life

5/3/2010 // By NWF

A nature-loving Massachusetts couple hopes to inspire others with their backyard adventure Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Be Out There

10/22/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

We’ve started the S’more roasting in Virginia. With last week’s temperatures in the 40s and feeling like December, my kids and I welcomed a beautiful fall Wednesday evening this week by walking the dog, watching bats at dusk, collecting kindling […] Read more >

Be Out There: Five Great Online Tools For Parents To Increase Their Kids’ Outdoor Time

10/13/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Moms and dads who want to increase the amount of outdoor play time their kids are getting each week can find valuable help from the National Wildlife Federation’s Be Out There parents’ education program by using five terrific online tools.
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Dave Mizejewski to Talk Bullfrogs, Bats and Backyard Campout on Tuesday’s Today Show

6/22/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

UPDATE 6/23: Watch David’s appearance here! NWF naturalist David Mizejewski will be making a live appearance on the Today Show tomorrow morning (June 23rd) to promote the Great American Backyard Campout, happening in backyards across the country this weekend, June […] Read more >

Eight Classic Camping Recipes Every Cook Should Know

10/6/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

I ran across these great recipes that were first published in the pages of National Wildlife magazine in Apr/May of 1965. These eight recipes for fish, steak eggs, bacon, potatoes, bread and coffee remain surefire staples in the camper’s meal […] Read more >

The Great American Backyard Campout

6/27/2008 // By Larry Schweiger

Looking for something fun to do with your family and friends this weekend? Wish you could get your kids away from the computer and TV and outside for some unstructured time, the kind we used to have so much more […] Read more >

Camping Essentials: Great Resources for Campers

6/25/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

With NWF’s Great American Backyard Campout right around the corner, (JUNE 28th 2008) I thought it would be great to post about great resources campers can use while on their own personal outdoor adventures. So to begin I’ll start with […] Read more >

The Joy of Camping

6/18/2008 // By Kate Hofmann

What’s the best thing about camping? These days, I’d say it’s getting away from my car and my computer for a few days. When I was a kid, I would have made a different list. Setting up house in a […] Read more >

Great Reasons to Participate in the Great American Backyard Campout

5/22/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

In case you haven’t heard about it yet, I’d like to introduce you to the Great American Backyard Campout. It’s a little idea that grew into a big reality that gives thousands of people a chance to participate all over […] Read more >

Great American Backyard Campout This Saturday

6/21/2007 // By Larry Schweiger

Remember what it was like to go camping on a warm summer night? The fresh air, sitting around the campfire, making s’mores? Camping was one of my favorite parts of summer. This Saturday June 23, tens of thousands of people […] Read more >