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Outdoor Play in the Era of Climate Change

There are many different barriers that prevent people from engaging in outdoor recreation. Limited access to transportation, leisure time, and greenspace as well as high gear costs and a lack of social support are just

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Youth Voices Are Needed to Spark Environmental Action

The recent UN report on climate change received a lot of media coverage for the alarming data it presented and for the emphasis its authors placed on the need for dramatic action to combat the devastating effects of a

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Participatory Evaluation is Key for Equitable Work

When organizations dedicate a ton of time and energy to working directly with youth, investing additional resources into evaluating that work in meaningful ways can feel overwhelming. Evaluation is complicated and can

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Dr. Myron Floyd: Nature Matters for Black Lives

Dr. Myron Floyd is an NRF trustee, dean of the College of Natural Resources at North Carolina State University, and a member of The North Face Explore Fund Council, a group working towards increased access to outdoor

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From Screen Time to Green Time: Virtual Event on July 20th

Adults and kids alike continue to deal with issues related to increased screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Spending too much time staring at a screen can boost stress levels, cause headaches, and damage eyesight.

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Rethink Outside Fellowship

FIND YOUR VOICE Applications are open for the Rethink Outside™ Fellowship, coordinated by the Blue Sky Funders Forum, and facilitated by NRF trustee José González! The fellowship is designed to support, connect,

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