Outdoors Alliance for Kids Announces Inaugural OAK Leaf Awards

For Immediate Release November 15, 2016 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, jackie.ostfeld@sierraclub.org, 202-548-6584 Outdoors Alliance for Kids Announces Inaugural OAK Leaf Awards REI, The North Face, National Park Trust, Children & Nature Network and National League of Cities honored for collaborative approach to getting kids outdoors Washington, DC – Today, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) announced…

Fourth Graders, Outdoors Alliance for Kids connect kids with nature

**MEDIA ADVISORY** November 16, 2016 Contact: Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org ; Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org Fourth Graders, Outdoors Alliance for Kids connect kids with nature Every Kid in a Park Youth Event in Anacostia Park [Washington, D.C.] – Partners of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) are coming together to ensure kids across America can experience our…

DC 4th Graders Get Free Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 7, 2016 Contact:   Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org ; Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org   DC 4th Graders Get Free Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters [DC] – Today, partners came together to ensure kids across America can experience our national parks and public lands. The National Park Trust, The North Face,…

NYC 4th graders get free passes to visit public lands and waters

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Contact:   Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org; Brenna Muller, 202-630- 1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org   NYC 4th graders get free passes to visit public lands and waters [New York City] – Today, partners came together to ensure kids across America can experience our national parks and public lands. The National Park…

A Heavy Heart in the Grand Canyon

guest post by Jackie Ostfeld, Sierra Club’s Nearby Nature Director and Co-Founding Chair of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids – originally appeared in Huffington Post Carrying an extra twenty-one pounds of baby on your back as you climb out of the Grand Canyon during a hot day in July isn’t easy. At least, so I’ve heard.…