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10 Ways NWF Has Helped Your Children

1/20/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

This year, NWF celebrates the 75th anniversary of its founding as a coalition of conservation groups seeking to make the nation safer for wildlife and wild places. NWF focused early on the need to educate America’s future generations about conservation. […] Read more >

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Ho, Ho, Ho! The Season’s Best Family Outdoor Fun from the Web

12/20/2010 // By Elizabeth Schleichert

Ranger Rick editor Libby Schleichert offers the best outdoor nature activities for the holiday season. Read more >

How Much Outdoor Play Time Does Your Child Need? What the Experts Say

11/25/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

Many parents are aware their kids are spending too much time indoors watching TV and playing video and computer games.  A recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that the average eight to eighteen year old kid is now […] Read more >

Steps For Activating Kids: Get Outside

11/19/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Usually I blog about climate change, but right now my mind is on running and jumping. Or lack thereof. I just read an interesting (and scary) post over at the Public Library of Science blogs on the stunning inactivity of […] Read more >

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5 Fantastic Outdoor Blogs by Parents (plus 6 more!)

11/8/2010 // By Anne Cissel

Meet 5 moms and dads who blog simple, practical tips and activities to inspire families to step away from the computer — and go outside! Read more >

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Fall Fun: Leaf Animals

10/27/2010 // By Kelly Senser

Clouds fill the sky, and raindrops fall. But there is sunshine in the autumn leaves—so brilliant against the gray background. I find myself reminiscing this day, recalling a damp afternoon last fall when my kids and I ventured outside. We […] Read more >

President Obama: I Miss My Green Hour

7/8/2010 // By Miles Grant

Why’s it so important for parents & their kids to spend time outdoors? For President Obama, it’s as simple as having some time to think.
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Beach Activities for Kids of All Ages

6/30/2010 // By Kate Hofmann

Beyond sandcastles: Tips to get more from your time at the shore Read more >

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Make a Field Guide… to Your Yard!

6/9/2010 // By Jane Kirkland

Ten tips to document the nature in your neighborhood Read more >

Finding Time For A Green Hour, Part 2

4/23/2010 // By Guest Author

From Georgia to West Philadelphia, the best memories are made outdoors Read more >