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Kids sitting by swimming pool

COVID-19 Continues to Pose Risks to Youth Sports

For many people, playing sports is an important part of their childhood and young adult experience whether they go on to join the NBA or be captain of their neighborhood basketball team. Playing sports has many benefits

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Kids examining the ground

Citizen Science Participation is on the Rise

Citizen science is a rapidly growing phenomenon around the world that helps democratize science and encourages everyone from elementary school students to retirees to spend more time outside and get involved in their

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Child Reading

Winter Reading to Inspire Outdoor Adventures

While there are lots of fun ways to spend time outdoors all year round, curling up under a blanket with a book and a mug of cocoa on a chilly evening is a great way to enjoy a little downtime in the winter when the days

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NRF Welcomes Three New Trustees

In Spring 2020, the National Recreation Foundation (NRF) partnered with Koya Leadership Partners, a leading executive search firm that works exclusively with nonprofit clients, to launch a wide-ranging public search for

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Family

Boosting Youth Agricultural Literacy at the Thanksgiving Table

If you’ve ever been confronted with what feels like 1,000 options when trying to buy a dozen eggs at the grocery store, you might have wished you had a little help in making your decision. There are labels that

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NAHM

Six Indigenous Leaders Fighting for Environmental Action

November is National Native American Heritage Month and there are countless amazing indigenous athletes, teachers, scientists, artists, and musicians who have made, and continue to make, incredible contributions that

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