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June - Great Outdoors Month

Has Your Governor Submitted a Great Outdoors Month Proclamation?

5/24/2011 // By Jenna Peters

America’s extensive and diverse outdoor spaces are a source of great national pride, and we have long strived to protect them for future generations. Great Outdoors Month highlights the benefits of getting outdoors and enjoying our wonderful shared resources of […] Read more >

Got Snow? Track Animals in Your Neighborhood!

2/2/2011 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Depending on where you live, right now there may be snow, ice, or mud. Regardless of the weather conditions, we can all have fun when it comes to noticing wildlife. Read more >

Outdoor Time Helps Kids Get Sunshine Vitamin

11/30/2010 // By Mary Burnette

Vitamin D levels are increased by the Institute of Medicine. Mother Nature can help kids get their recommended daily amount. 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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Kids and Nature: The Sweetness of Childhood

10/20/2010 // By Elizabeth Schleichert

As an editor at Ranger Rick, one of my favorite jobs is to prepare the column called “Ask Rick,” which appears frequently in the magazine.  It features questions sent to us by our readers, and our answers to these. Reading […] Read more >

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Behind the Scenes: Designing Bird Activities for Kids

10/15/2010 // By Carla Brown

I have my dream job here at National Wildlife Federation, making websites to support our mission. I get to do a wide range of tasks, but my favorite lately is creating children’s activities for our Activity Finder website. It’s a […] Read more >

NWF and Georgia Affiliate Host Summit on Children and the Outdoors

10/8/2010 // By NWF

On Saturday, October 23rd, the Georgia Wildlife Federation and the National Wildlife Federation in partnership with the Georgia No Child Left Inside Coalition are hosting the Georgia Summit on Children and the Outdoors. The summit will provide an opportunity for […] 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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Sun Safety Tips for Summer

5/25/2010 // By Guest Author

Defend yourself from harmful rays when you head outdoors Read more >