We all want a cleaner, greener planet, sometimes we just aren’t sure how to do our part to achieve it. We hear about recycling, planting trees, or considering switching over … Read more
“Bike to Work” Day and “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day Coincide!
Today is “Bike to Work” Day and also “Wear your Life Jacket to Work” Day, and here at the Pacific Regional Center of the National Wildlife Federation, Ranger Rick has … Read more
How Will YOU Get to the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball?
Guest post by Shelley Cohen. The Newseum, site of the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball, is centrally located on Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of D.C. and all of the inaugural … Read more
“Blue Hour” for Bike Month: Connecting with Our Nation’s Great Lakes Freshwater Coast
In honor of May bike month Danielle Korpalski and I tuned up our bikes to partake in a “blue hour” of epic proportions. We participated in the Zoo-de-Mackinac bike ride, … Read more
Pedal Power: What Academe Knows About Bikes
By Paul Tolmé Susan Handy is the type of bicyclist that environmentalists and policymakers would like to see more of on American roadways. She commutes to work by bike, rides … Read more
Outdoor Kids: Bike To School
With all of the fun fall weekend activities, sometimes we forget about the many ways during the week to get our kids outside. There are rituals that we can start … Read more
Outdoor Kids: A Family Garden
To me, a family garden is an outdoor landscape (if even a balcony, windowsill or community park or school garden) that has something for everyone in your family, and a … Read more
Outdoor Kids: Time For You
More and more, I notice the importance of time outside for me in addition to its importance for my family. Riding a bike has been an easy way to get … Read more
Outdoor Kids: Dawn and Dusk
Rebecca Cohen has a strategy for getting the family outside even on hot days. Find out what it is! Read more
Go Car-Free and Be Care Free!
September 22nd marks the celebration of the holiday known as World CarFree Day! Along with encouraging NWF staff participation, I wanted to spread the word that Carfree Day is the … Read more