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The Secret Garden, Now with Dinosaurs! Two Views of One Trail

5/4/2011 // By Miles Grant

How many other activities could lead two very different children to two completely different places of happiness and contentment? Read more >

Do You Have a “Beary” Good Photo?

4/7/2011 // By Anne Senft

Enter your “beary” good photos in the 41st annual National Wildlife Federation Photo Contest. Read more >

Moonrise near Homer Alaska by Doug Kaufman

What They’ve Said: Meditations on Nature

10/21/2010 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Here are some thoughts—bestowed on us by various scholars, sages, theorists, etc. down through the years—that comment on or raise questions about nature, animals, conservation and related topics. Some of these observations are inspirational; many are just perspectives from a […] Read more >

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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 >

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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 >

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Adventure in a Park: Prepping for the “Hike and Seek” Event

9/23/2010 // By Meri-Margaret Deoudes

It’s early Saturday morning, with large iced coffees in hand, National Wildlife Federation’s Jaime Matyas and I are packing snacks (goldfish yum!) and our children into the car.  MacKenzie (7 years) and John-John (2 ½) are excited to head to […] Read more >

President Obama: I Miss My Green Hour

7/8/2010 // By Miles Grant

Why’s it so important for parents & their kids to spend time outdoors? For President Obama, it’s as simple as having some time to think.
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Favorite Moments from the Great American Backyard Campout in Ann Arbor — or in Your Own Backyard

6/30/2010 // By NWF

It was a warm summer night in Ann Arbor, Michigan, when over 45 families gathered with NWF’s Great Lakes Regional Center at the Leslie Science and Nature Center for the Great American Backyard Campout ® on June 26th. Children went […] Read more >

Gear Up: The Great American Backyard Campout Is June 26

5/28/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Have you ever roasted marshmallows? Do you remember catching fireflies? When’s the last time you stargazed? National Wildlife Federation’s 6th annual backyard campout event on June 26 is an easy way for families and children to connect with nature and create new memories of outdoors experiences
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Take Two Hikes And Call Me In The Morning

5/10/2010 // By NWF

Can a dose of nature cure what ails you? Read more >