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Parents' Choice Award Gold Medal

Congrats, Ranger Rick!

3/25/2011 // By Hannah Schardt

As the newest editor on the Ranger Rick staff, I can take exactly none of the credit for the magazine’s most recent big award. But I can already see the everyday, behind-the-scenes work that makes these magazines so extraordinary. Potty humor, anyone? Read more >

First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a student reporter roundtable with Gabriel Roy, Time for Kids, Helen Onufer, National Geographic for Kids, Alexandria Zhang, Scholastic, Daniel Symons, Ranger Rick in the Children's Garden of the White House, March 16, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

An Afternoon at the White House: Junior Ranger Rick Reporter Chats with Michelle Obama

3/18/2011 // By Anne Cissel

As we reported last week, 6th-grader junior Ranger Rick reporter Daniel Symons got the AMAZING opportunity to chat with Michelle Obama at the White House on Wednesday about the Let’s Move! campaign. Daniel and three other junior reporters watched the […] Read more >

Michelle Obama in the White House Garden

Junior Ranger Rick Reporter to Interview First Lady

3/11/2011 // By Anne Cissel

On March 16, 11-year-old Daniel Symons will chat with First Lady Michelle Obama about her garden and the Let’s Move! campaign — at the White House! Read more >

Young girls walking a dog

Kids Are Our Future–YES!

11/10/2010 // By Elizabeth Schleichert

As an editor of Ranger Rick, I am lucky enough to write about amazing kids month after month–kids who are doing awesome things to make the planet a better place. I profile these young people for the magazine’s news column […] Read more >

playing kids

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 >

Ranger Rick at Hike and Seek Chicago

Bringing Outdoor Fun to the Windy City – Hike & Seek Takes on Chicago

10/8/2010 // By Karoline Hurd

Friday, October 1, couldn’t have been any nicer. The weather was picture perfect and Chicago seemed to be enjoying the beginning of a beautiful fall weekend. After receiving the much-anticipated Chicago Parks permit via fax at my hotel, we drove […] Read more >

Hike and Seek Hikers

Kids Discover Nature with NWF’s Hike & Seek at Seneca Creek State Park

10/5/2010 // By Mary Burnette

After three days of torrential rain, the bright morning sun was welcomed by NWF’s Hike & Seekers at Seneca Creek State Park on Saturday. The air was crisp and clean, perfect for a hike in the woods to discover the […] Read more >

Ranger Rick Magazine Wins Education Publication Award

6/16/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Ranger Rick Magazine win K-5 periodical of the year by Association of Educational Publishers.
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Ranger Rick: Behind the Scenes

10/7/2009 // By Elizabeth Schleichert

Find out what it was really like interviewing people whose co-workers are dogs, whales and penguins! Read more >

Ranger Rick Six-Year-Old Helps Cornell Lab and NSF With U.S. Ladybug Recovery

9/17/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

It seems we must never underestimate the power of NWF’s favorite raccoon – Ranger Rick. Here is an AP story about how a motivated six year old Ranger Rick Reader helped Cornell researchers and the National Science Foundation locate a colony and obtain specimens of rare vanishing ladybugs. Mary […] Read more >