Advocacy Resources

Every Kid Outdoors Act Fact-Sheet
Printable Every Kid Outdoors Act of 2017 – OAK leave behind for use on Capitol Hill with the 115th Congress. (Updated: October 15, 2018)

OAK Poll: Views on Raising Fees in Parks
On October 24, 2017, the Administration announced a proposal to raise entrance fees in our National Parks. OAK commissioned a bipartisan national poll to better understand views of raising national park entrance fees to $70 per vehicle. The bipartisan poll results demonstrate that the public has major concerns with the proposal. (Released: 12/20/17)

OAK Webinars & Recorded Events

State Policy to Support Environmental & Outdoor Education
Sponsored by the Blue Sky Funders Forum in collaboration with OAK and NAAEE; featuring the Honorable John Sarbanes, Representative of Maryland’s 3rd District.
Discussion topics include: No Child Left Inside Act, Every Student Succeeds, Maryland’s Task Force on Children and Nature, Oregon’s Outdoor School for All.
(Webinar Recorded: 9/12/17)


Congressional Briefing on Getting Every Child Healthy Outdoors
Co-hosted by OAK and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Representative Niki Tsongas (D-MA-3), Representative Scott Tipton (R-CO-3), and Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO-1). Sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association.
Discussion topics include: Every Kid in a Park program, Every Kid Outdoors Act, the federal budget, education, community health and wellness and environmental stewardship.
(Briefing Recorded: 7/11/17)


OAK Letters and Policy Statements

OAK regularly communicates with the Administration and Members of Congress about our policy priorities through letters or leave behind materials.
View OAK Letters and Policy Statements

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