kids and nature

4 School Year Resolutions for Going Green

Guest post by Jessica Brown Back to school is the perfect time for making school year resolutions to go green. Habits developed in September can easily last throughout the year. …

Nature Play Coming to Every Community

Every parent who has ever watched a child play in nature has cause to rejoice. NWF’s guide Nature Play & Learning Places: Creating and Managing Places Where Children Engage with …

Climate Change Really Bugs Wildlife  

Who doesn’t love spotting a moose in the wild? Or the satisfaction of a successful garden harvest? Or catching a fish on a beautiful summer’s day? These outdoor experiences are …

Weekly News Roundup: Migratory Birds at Risk and more

Canadian tar sand developments are impacting North American migratory birds, according to a report released Wednesday by National Wildlife Federation and our state affiliates. As the report details, these harmful …

Weekly News Roundup: Great American Backyard Campout Quickly Approaching and more

  |   May 30, 2014

With June only a couple of days away, that leaves our Great American Backyard Campout only a couple of weeks away! This year, we are aiming for 200,000 people to join …

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An Exciting Day for Kids and Nature Policy

Yesterday, just in time for Great Outdoors Month, Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) and Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) have introduced the Healthy Kids Outdoors Act. This is a huge step forwards …

This Mother’s Day, Let’s Leave a Wildlife Legacy We Can Be Proud Of

As a mother, some of my fondest memories are of spending time with my children discovering nature. Watching them screech with delight when a fish grabs onto the hook of …

Celebrate National Frog Month with 10 Frog-tastic Activities for Kids

Did you know April is National Frog Month? Frogs are amazing amphibians, and they should be celebrated! Need inspiration? Then check out these 10 frog-tastic activities you and your kids …

Weekly News Roundup: White House Champions of Change and More!

Climate Change vs. Big Cats From intimidating bears to fierce gators, mascots across the country are the face of any college athletic program.  It is hard to not feel a …

Students at PS 57 Conduct a 14-Month Water Quality Study

March 17–23 is National Wildlife Week, and this year’s theme is water, specifically people and wildlife’s shared need for clean water. In keeping with this year’s theme, Junior Scientists and Junior …

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