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 [...]

Representative McCollum to join kids on the Potomac River

**MEDIA ADVISORY** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 20, 2017 Contact: Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org Joe Spring, 612-676-9422,  joe@wildernessinquiry.org Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org Representative McCollum to join kids on the Potomac River DC 4th graders receive their Every Kid in a Park passes [Washington, D.C.] - 70 fourth graders from DC public schools will be getting [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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.

Boston Fourth Graders Receive Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 23, 2017 Contact:   Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org   Liza Stearns, 617-201-7217, liza_stearns@nps.gov Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org   Boston Fourth Graders Receive Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters Every Kid in a Park Event at Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area connects children with nature [Boston, MA] - Today, [...]

RELEASE: The White House budget proposal, wrong for our kids and communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2017 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, jackie.ostfeld@sierraclub.org, 202-548-6584   The White House budget proposal, wrong for our kids and communities Washington, DC--Today, President Donald Trump released his fiscal year 18 budget proposal. The White House has recommended a $3.6 trillion cut to federal spending over the next decade, dealing a major blow [...]

CHICAGO FOURTH GRADERS RECEIVE PASSES TO VISIT PUBLIC LANDS AND WATERS

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 6, 2017 Contact: Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org; Kim Swift, 219-395-1622, kimberly_swift@nps.gov; Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org Chicago Fourth Graders Receive Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters Every Kid in a Park Event at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore connects children with nature [Chicago] - Today, partners came together to ensure [...]

Fourth Graders Receive Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 26, 2017 Contact:   Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org; Lynn Cullivan, 415-561-7006, lynn_cullivan@nps.gov; Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org   Fourth Graders Receive Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters Every Kid in a Park Event at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park connects children with nature [San Francisco] - Today, partners came together to ensure [...]