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Celebrate Ocean Day!

Photo Credit: Bay Nature

Tomorrow, May 19, is Ocean Day, when thousands of kids from San Diego to Vancouver will  get together to clean up seven West Coast beaches and create aerial art. (The photo above is from Ocean Day 2009).

It's all part of the California Coastal Commission's Adopt-A-Beach Program.

Get Your Free Guide To National Parks!


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Take advantage of this great offer!

Michelle Obama And Beyonce Get Out And Get Dancing!

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First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to Alice Deal Middle School in Washington D.C on Tuesday, May 3, to join students in a "Lets Move! Flash Workout."

Yosemite National Park Welcomes Third Graders!


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Family Nature Clubs - The Way To Get Out!

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It's April, and almost Earth Day! Time to celebrate Mother Earth!

But wait a minute - is there so much to celebrate?

Florida Parents Ban Children From Playing Outside

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You've heard this from me before: with the average 8 - 18-year-old spending 7.5 hours a day in front of a screen, and with one in three of our kids being overweight or obese, it's important to get all kids outside and active.

No More Children In The Streets!

Get Out For National Parks Week!

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National Parks Week - April 16 - 24, 2011

National Parks Week is coming up on April 16!

Children Getting In Touch With Nature

 

 

So exciting to know that children really are getting out more, and that the importance of re-connecting children with nature is being recognized.
Here's a wonderful report from a February 18 event in Sarasota, Florida, where Kristen Anderson's students at Lakeview Elementary School, enjoyed a day out in nature.

Gardening with Children: Four Reasons To Create A Backyard Learning Garden

This week I am featuring a GUEST BLOG from Michael Barlow, of the wonderful Trailmix.net. If you haven't visited there yet, you should!

Get Out In The Winter!

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Yes, you can get out even when it's cold outside!

Nature Rocks has some great ideas for you and your family.

Winter Safari and Bingo

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