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Spanish moss cloaks a live oak tree— a familiar site in the lowcountry. (Photo Credit: Roxanne Turpen)

Conservative Climate Coalition Charts New Course: Conserve Our Climate & Values

I’m a born-and-raised South Carolinian, and I’m proud of my personal conservation ethic. I’m not the only one — I know conservationists of all stripes who, like me, were inspired by childhood experiences …

The kids learning how to plant trees.

Why Kids Explore Nature Better than We Do

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 …

Young boy smiling in front of a tree.

Protect Our Children from Toxic Air

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

Ranger Rick

Thousands Attend Green Schools Summit

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 …

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Tips to Keep Your Child’s Nature Collection Under Control

A pocketful of treasures is pure happiness—until your pants fall down!

Which Photo Wins? You Decide!

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 …

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

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 …

June - Great Outdoors Month

Has Your Governor Submitted a Great Outdoors Month Proclamation?

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 …

Gardening with Dad

The Gift of Gardening

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. …

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

  |   May 10, 2011

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

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