Fourth Graders Get on the River in Anacostia Park

Guest Blog by Brenna Muller, OAK Program Manager November 22, 2016 Last week, members of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) came together for our annual gathering in Washington, D.C. to ensure kids across America can experience our national parks and public lands. As part of the week’s events, members of OAK joined the National [...]

Outdoors Alliance for Kids Announces Inaugural OAK Leaf Awards

For Immediate Release November 15, 2016 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, jackie.ostfeld@sierraclub.org, 202-548-6584 Outdoors Alliance for Kids Announces Inaugural OAK Leaf Awards REI, The North Face, National Park Trust, Children & Nature Network and National League of Cities honored for collaborative approach to getting kids outdoors Washington, DC - Today, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) announced [...]

DC 4th Graders Get Free Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 7, 2016 Contact:   Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org ; Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org   DC 4th Graders Get Free Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters [DC] - Today, partners came together to ensure kids across America can experience our national parks and public lands. The National Park Trust, The North Face, [...]

NYC 4th graders get free passes to visit public lands and waters

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Contact:   Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org; Brenna Muller, 202-630- 1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org   NYC 4th graders get free passes to visit public lands and waters [New York City] - Today, partners came together to ensure kids across America can experience our national parks and public lands. The National Park [...]

RELEASE: NATIONAL PARK TRUST, OUTDOORS ALLIANCE FOR KIDS RECEIVE THE NORTH FACE 2016 EXPLORE FUND GRANTS

National Park Trust, Outdoors Alliance for Kids Receive The North Face 2016  Explore Fund Grants   NPT’s Buddy Bison Program funded to increase access to the outdoors for youth in 5 urban cities. Washington, D.C.  – June 30, 2016 – In this Centennial year of the National Park Service, National Park Trust is pleased to [...]

Young Girls Learn about Gender Justice and Environmental Stewardship

guest blog post by A. Tianna Scozzaro, Director, Sierra Club's Global Population & Environment Program “We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends” – Mary McLeod Bethune A powerful civil rights activist and educator, Mary [...]

5 Ways to Celebrate Kids to Parks Day

U.S. Senate National Parks Subcommittee Chairman Mark Udall (D-Colo.), Ranking Member Rob Portman (R-Ohio), U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chair Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) joined together to introduce a resolution to urge America's youth to live active lifestyles and to enjoy and protect our nation's special places to mark [...]