RELEASE: Outdoors Alliance for Kids 2018 Award Winners Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2018 Contact: April Thomas, 206.321.3850,  contact@outdoorsallianceforkids.org Outdoors Alliance for Kids 2018 Award Winners Announced Washington, D.C. — Today, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) announced the recipients of the 2018 “OAK Awards.” Awards were offered to a bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers including Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Mazie…

RELEASE: Senate Committee Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Get Children Outdoors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Contact: April Thomas, 206.321.3850, april.thomas@sierraclub.org Senate Committee Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Get Children Outdoors Washington, DC — Today, members of Congress on both sides of the aisle came together to pass the Every Kid Outdoors Act, to help get our kids outdoors. The bill, introduced by Senators Martin…

Release: House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Get Children Outdoors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Contact: April Thomas, 206.321.3850, april.thomas@sierraclub.org House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Get Children Outdoors Washington, DC — Today, members of Congress on both sides of the aisle came together to pass the Every Kid Outdoors Act, to help get our kids outdoors. The bill, introduced by Representatives Niki Tsongas (D-MA-03),…

RELEASE: After Public Outcry, Department of the Interior Expected to Continue Program for Kids in National Parks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2018 Contact:  Ginny Cramer, 804-519-8449, contact@outdoorsallianceforkids.org After Public Outcry, Department of the Interior Expected to Continue Program for Kids in National Parks Washington, D.C.– Today, the Department of the Interior is expected to announce that despite news reports that the program was in danger of being cancelled, it will continue…

RELEASE: After Public Response Interior Department Reverses Course on National Parks Entrance Fee Increases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2018 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, 202-548-6584; contact@outdoorsallianceforkids.org After Public Response Interior Department Reverses Course on National Parks Entrance Fee Increases Victory for Kids and Families Everywhere Washington, DC — News reports indicate that the Department of the Interior will withdraw plans to increase fees for visitors to U.S. national parks. Secretary…

Media Advisory: Telepresser – Bipartisan Poll Suggests Public Less Likely to Visit Parks with Higher Entry Fees

Media Advisory For: December 19, 2017 ***MEDIA ADVISORY: WEDNESDAY TELEPRESSER*** Bipartisan Poll Suggests Public Less Likely to Visit Parks with Higher Entry Fees Washington, DC— Results of a new bipartisan poll released by the Outdoors Alliance for Kids indicate broad concerns about a proposal to dramatically raise entry fees in our national parks. A majority of…

RELEASE: OAK 2017 Award Winners Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 27, 2017 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, 202-548-6584, jackie.ostfeld@outdoorsallianceforkids.org OAK 2017 Award Winners Announced lawmakers from both of sides of the aisle recognized for leadership Washington, D.C. — Today, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) announced the recipients of the 2017 “OAK Awards.” A bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers including Senator…

RELEASE: The Every Kid in a Park Program Turns Three

For Immediate Release September 6, 2017 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, 202-548-6584; contact@outdoorsallianceforkids.org   The Every Kid in a Park Program Turns Three 4th graders encouraged to get outdoors; legislation introduced to make program permanent Washington, D.C.–The third year of the Every Kid in a Park program kicks off this month with the launch of the 2017-18…