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Eco-Schools USA Case Study: Student Reflections on the Plastics Are Forever Youth Summit

  In March, 2011, Paige Dedrick, Caroline Finn and Donata Lorenzo, students at Nichols School, an Eco-School in Buffalo, New York, participated in the Plastics Are Forever International Youth Summit …

Turtles Take to the Tarmac at New York’s JFK Airport

About 150 turtles crawled onto the tarmac at New York’s JFK Airport Wednesday in search of beaches to lay their eggs, delaying dozens of flights.

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 …

Lake Ontario, Justin Bieber & You: A Guide to Global Warming & Lake Effect Snow

If global warming is accelerating, how can Syracuse’s snowfall be breaking records?

River in Ohiopyle State Park

Don’t Drink the Water?

Do you consider clean drinking water a given? I know that on most days, I turn on the tap without worry. But across the globe and throughout the U.S, millions …

Outdoor Kids: Rock Climbing

In the center of New York City, Rebecca Cohen’s kids found the perfect natural playground.

Amorous Turtles Disrupt Flight Schedules At JFK

After the flap about bird strikes that caused an emergency landing in the Hudson, a lower and slower species was causing problems near Jamaica Bay. “Birds we’ve heard about.  But turtles?  It sounds …

Week Two: A “Bugly” Scavenger Hunt

Bugs are everywhere in nature, regardless of whether you’re a city dweller or a country dweller. I encourage you to take a walk with your kids and see just what you can find as you embark on a Bugly Scavenger Hunt.

Moratorium on Ocean Going Ships in the Great Lakes

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today is calling for a moratorium of ocean-going ships in the Great Lakes until Congress stops the introduction of aquatic invasive species. “Our call …

Get Outta Here Invasives!

  |   May 9, 2006

Having just relocated to Virginia from Juneau, Alaska, I have to admit that I know next to nothing about the invasive species present here. In Alaska, the worry is that …

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