Great Outdoors America Week

Great Outdoors America Week: OAK/Sierra Club Briefing on Military Kids and Outdoors

On Wednesday, June 27th, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids and the Sierra Club hosted a briefing on military kids and the outdoors. In a sense, military kids serve right alongside …

American People to Washington, DC: “We Just Want to Get Outdoors”

How do you get kids, hunters, veterans, ranchers, rock-climbers, archaeologists, birdwatchers, urban planners, business leaders, health advocates and more to fly to DC and go to the same reception?  Besides good …

“I Would Be Dead” Without The Colorado Flatirons: Great Outdoors as Lifeline

The centerpiece of yesterday’s Outdoors Alliance for Kids-hosted briefing on reconnecting Americans with the outdoors may have been the announcement that Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) and Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) …

“This Isn’t a Partisan Issue”: Sen. Udall, Rep. Kind Make the Case for Healthy Kids Outdoors

At a congressional briefing today on the benefits of reconnecting Americans with the outdoors, Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) and Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) announced their intention to introduce Senate and …

Reasons to Get Outdoors (While I’m Stuck Inside)

So here I am, wearing a tie and being all professional-like. Sitting in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, DC, gearing up for work. I’m years removed from real …

No Fracking Way: Protecting Our Public Lands, Wild Places and…

Great Outdoors America Week is September 19 -22 this year, but every day is an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of our public lands, wild places and wildlife. George Washington …

Sprague Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park by Tom Wood

It’s Premiere Week — for Autumn! Share Photos of Your…

It’s mid-September: The days are growing shorter. The temperature is dropping. And this week, dozens of new TV shows are premiering. Are you northern-hemisphere inhabitants preparing to hibernate? Resist! Resist! …

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