RELEASE: Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Helps Connect Kids with the Great Outdoors at Fun-Filled Event on the National Mall

For Immediate Release                                                                                                Contacts: Rebecca Silver, 201-981-1221, rebecca.silver@sierraclub.org Aislinn Maestas, 202-797-6624, maestas@nwf.org   Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Helps Connect Kids with the Great Outdoors at Fun-Filled Event on the National Mall WASHINGTON, DC (June 26, 2013) – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell spent Wednesday afternoon walking, talking and having fun with 100 local youth…

MEDIA ADVISORY: Secretary Jewell to Celebrate Great Outdoors America Week with Kids and Conservation Leaders

06/24/2013 Contact us Original Advisory Published on US Department of the Interior Website WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join kids and conservation leaders and organizations this week to celebrate Great Outdoors America Week (GO Week). On Tuesday, June 25, Jewell will participate in a conversation about conservation and youth with Richard Louv, award-winning author of eight…

MEDIA ALERT: INTERIOR SECRETARY SALLY JEWELL JOINS OUTDOORS ALLIANCE FOR KIDS AT KIDS, YOUTH AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS FESTIVAL AND PRESS CONFERENCE

MEDIA ALERT INTERIOR SECRETARY SALLY JEWELL JOINS OUTDOORS ALLIANCE FOR KIDS AT KIDS, YOUTH AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS FESTIVAL AND PRESS CONFERENCE **Attention Photo/TV Desks – Great Visuals** Monday, June 24, 2013 Contact: Rebecca Silver, Sierra Club, Rebecca.Silver@SierraClub.org Jessica Kershaw, Department of Interior, 202-208-6416   WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, Secretary of the Interior…

RELEASE: OAK Welcomes the Nomination of Gina McCarthy as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 4, 2013 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, 202-548-6584, jackie.ostfeld@sierraclub.org   The Outdoors Alliance for Kids Welcomes the Nomination of Gina McCarthy as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Gina McCarthy, to be…

RELEASE: CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING: STRENGTHENING AMERICA

CONTACT: Stacy Bare, Sierra Club, 720-519-5837, stacy.bare@sierraclub.org Kristina Ortez de Jones, Sierra Club, 505-206-9629 kristina.ortez@sierraclub.org CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING: STRENGTHENING AMERICA Connecting Military Kids, Families and Veterans with the Great Outdoors June 27, 2012 – Washington DC – To commemorate Great Outdoors America Week, experts gathered to discuss opportunities for the Administration, the military and non-profit partners…

RELEASE: American Heart Association joins steering committee of Outdoors Alliance for Kids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2012 Contact: Jacqueline Ostfeld; 202-548-6584; Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org; Retha Sherrod; (202) 785-7929; retha.sherrod@heart.org American Heart Association joins steering committee of Outdoors Alliance for Kids Washington, DC–  OAK (Outdoors Alliance for Kids) today announced that the American Heart Association has joined the growing partnership advocate for connecting children, youth and families with the outdoors. With the…

RELEASE: CELEBRATION OF THE MILITARY CHILD OUTDOORS

For Immediate Release Contact: Kristina Ortez de Jones, Sierra Club, 505-206-9629 Kristina.ortez@sierraclub.org CELEBRATION OF THE MILITARY CHILD OUTDOORS Hundreds of military children gather to kick off Month of the Military Child March 31, 2012 – TRIANGLE, VA – April 1st marks the start of the Month of the Military Child. The Sierra Club, Armed Services YMCA, Blue Star Families, National Military Family…

RELEASE: Healthy Kids Outdoors Act Supports Strategies to Connect Kids with Nature

IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Contact: Max Greenberg, National Wildlife Federation, greenbergm@nwf.org or 703-438-6018   Healthy Kids Outdoors Act Supports Strategies to Connect Kids with Nature  Congressman Ron Kind (WI) and Senator Mark Udall (CO) Introduce Legislation to Bolster Outdoor Recreation, Address Childhood Obesity and Strengthen the Economy  WASHINGTON, DC (November 3, 2011) — Congressman Ron Kind (WI) and Senator Mark Udall…

RELEASE: OUTDOORS ALLIANCE FOR KIDS LAUNCHES “GET YOUR NATURE ON!” FACEBOOK APPLICATION

6/13/2011 Contact: Kendra Barkoff (DOI) 202-208-6416 View Original Release from the US Department of the Interior WASHINGTON, D.C. — This afternoon, seventy-five local DC students from Thurgood Marshall High School were invited to play on what may be considered the nation’s most well-known backyard, the White House South Lawn. As part of the First Lady’s Summer…