Release: National Park Trust, OAK Receive The North Face 2017 Explore Fund Grant

For Immediate Release July 31, 2017 Contact: Eric Raymond, The North Face, 510-748-2714, eric_raymond@vfc.com Grace Lee; National Park Trust, 301-279-7275, ext 14, grace@parktrust.org National Park Trust, Outdoors Alliance for Kids Receive The North Face 2017 Explore Fund Grant Groups expand access to the outdoors for 4th graders, military kids, advance Every Kid In A Park Washington,…

Every Kid Outdoors Twitter Party Roundup

On Friday, July 14th, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids held a Twitter Party to discuss the Every Kid Outdoors Act. The legislation was introduced this week with bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress. Here’s a roundup of our Twitter Party with OAK members and the Congressional sponsors of the bill. The Every Kid Outdoors…

RELEASE: Lawmakers introduce bipartisan legislation to get children outdoors

Washington, DC — Today, members of congress on both sides of the aisle came together to help get our kids outdoors. The Every Kid Outdoors Act, introduced by Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Representatives Niki Tsongas (D-MA-03), Scott Tipton (R-CO-03), and Diana DeGette (D-CO-01), would encourage fourth graders and their families to visit America’s natural, cultural, and historical treasures.

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.…

Earth Day Pledge to Get Every Kid in a Park

guest blog by Jackie Ostfeld, Sierra Club Nearby Nature Director, Co-Founder and Chair of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids Our National Parks are turning 100, and they’re starting to look a little grey. Fifty-four is not just the age of President Obama, it’s also the average age of a visitor to Yellowstone National Park. America’s…

FACT SHEET: On Every Kid In a Park Day of Action, White House Announces Commitments to Getting Nearly Half a Million Kids Outside

originally published on WhiteHouse.gov The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release April 21, 2016 FACT SHEET: On Every Kid In a Park Day of Action, White House Announces Commitments to Getting Nearly Half a Million Kids Outside Today, the White House is announcing that more than two dozen foundations, companies and…

ADVISORY: White House and Partners to Host “Every Kid in a Park” Event at Fort McHenry to Celebrate National Park Week

April 19, 2016 PRESS ADVISORY White House and Partners to Host “Every Kid in a Park” Event at Fort McHenry to Celebrate National Park Week Contact: Sam Chiron, National Parks Conservation Association, 202.419.3712 or schiron@npca.org WHAT: During National Park Week, the White House’s Council on Environmental Quality, along with the City of Baltimore and other partner…