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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: OAK Makes a Move to Get More Kids Active Outdoors in Support of America’s Great Outdoors and Let’s Move Outside!

For Immediate Release: June 14, 2011 Contacts: Maggie Kao (Sierra Club) 202-675-2384 Max Greenberg (National Wildlife Federation) 703-438-6018 Mona Klausing (Active Network) 858-964-3813   OAK Makes a Move to Get More Kids Active Outdoors in Support of America’s Great Outdoors and Let’s Move Outside! Washington, DC—To commemorate its one year anniversary and celebrate National Get Outdoors [...]

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 [...]

RELEASE: The North Face joins steering committee of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2011 Contact: Jacqueline Ostfeld; 202-548-6584; Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org Jessica B. Lange; 510-618-2734; Jessica_b_Lange@vfc.com The North Face joins steering committee of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids Washington, DC– The Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) today announced that the North Face has joined the fast-growing national partnership to connect children, youth and families with [...]

RELEASE: America’s Great Outdoors Initiative Reconnects Children, Youth and Families with Nature

February 16, 2011 IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Mary Burnette, National Wildlife Federation, Burnette@nwf.org, 703-438-6097 America’s Great Outdoors Initiative Reconnects Children, Youth and Families with Nature  White House Report Highlights Health, Economic, Conservation and Social Benefits of Outdoor Recreation and Unstructured Outdoor Play WASHINGTON (February 16, 2011) — The Outdoors Alliance for Kids commends President Barack Obama for [...]

RELEASE: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity joins steering committee of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 20, 2011 Contact: Jacqueline Ostfeld; 202-821-8877; Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org   Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity joins steering committee of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids Washington, DC– The Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) today announced that the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity has joined the fast-growing partnership to connect [...]

RELEASE: Moving Outdoors in Nature Act Will Support Strategies to Connect Kids with Nature

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Communications Contact:  Amanda Cooke, National Wildlife Federation, cookea@nwf.org or 703-438-6041 Moving Outdoors in Nature Act Will Support Strategies to Connect Kids with Nature Congressman Ron Kind (D – WI) Introduces Bill to Bolster Federal, State and Local Recreation and Health Initiatives WASHINGTON (November 18, 2010) — Congressman Ron Kind (D – WI) today introduced the Moving Outdoors [...]

RELEASE: Coalition Established to Connect Children and Families with the Great Outdoors

For Immediate Release: June 1, 2010 Contact: David Willett, 202-675-6698  Outdoors Alliance for Kids  Coalition Established to Connect Children and Families with the Great Outdoors First Lady’s Let’s Move campaign introduces outdoors component as organizations unite Las Vegas, NV—As First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the Let’s Move OUTSIDE initiative today in Las Vegas, expanding her campaign [...]