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The kids learning how to plant trees.

Why Kids Explore Nature Better than We Do

6/13/2011 // By Dani Tinker

Growing up I was under the impression that I was the best bug catcher at least in the U.S., and probably the world. I spent hours out in the backyard collecting potato bugs and other crawlies. I dabbled in fort […] Read more >

Young boy smiling in front of a tree.

Protect Our Children from Toxic Air

6/9/2011 // By Meri-Margaret Deoudes

In less than a minute you can help make a change for the health of our nation’s children and our nation’s wildlife. Read more >

Ranger Rick

Thousands Attend Green Schools Summit

6/9/2011 // By Kim Martinez

Thousands of Maryland students attended the “Green Schools Summit” at Sandy Point State Park on Friday. Students, teachers, and parents enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day on the water as they investigated over 50 learning stations, environmental campaign workshops, and a […] Read more >

Which Photo Wins? You Decide!

6/1/2011 // By Rachel Stemen

This year’s National Wildlife Photo Contest launched with a lot of new features, but what I’m most excited about is the ability for everyone to share and vote for their favorite entries. The photo with the most votes will get a […] Read more >

Make The Most Of Your Summer By Participating in One of Outdoor Nation’s Summer Summits!

5/26/2011 // By Cheli Cresswell

This summer, Outdoor Nation will host multiple 3-day regional youth summits and is looking for talented and passionate youth leaders from the millennial generation to take part as delegates. The summits will be held in New York City, Atlanta, Minneapolis, […] Read more >

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 >

Gardening with Dad

The Gift of Gardening

5/10/2011 // By Kim Martinez

With warmer weather, I have been anxious to spend time in my backyard. It’s that time of year to pull out the shovels, the gardening tools, the dusty bird feeder. Half the battle was getting everything I needed out of […] Read more >

Sammy getting into the spirit of Williamsburg. (Photo by Gretchen Hannes)

Where’s Sammy? Take Wild Animal Baby’s Star Skunk Out for an Adventure

5/10/2011 // By NWF

Sammy’s popping up all over the place! The Wild Animal Baby skunk makes an appearance in Colonial Williamsburg. Read more >

Voices of NWF’s Young Leaders Assembly: Youth Mentorship in Atlanta by Imran Battla

5/6/2011 // By Cheli Cresswell

by Imran Battla Senior Program Manager,  Applied Mentorship Program for Sustainability On April 21, 2011, sixty elementary school kids from Dobbs Elementary School part of the Atlanta Public Schools and and God’s Little Angels Academy based in Lithonia GA, came to the OAC […] Read more >

Parents: Get Your Green Hour Survival Guide

5/5/2011 // By NWF

The following post was written by Debi Huang, Los-Angeles-based wife, mom, and adventure guide for two young boys. She developed the Green Hour Survival Guide as a series within her blog Go Explore Nature. Read more >