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Caitlin plants native rainforest trees alongside her students while working as an environmental educator in Far North Queensland, Australia.

Meet Caitlin Reilly, NRF’s New Hartsoe Fellow

Caitlin Reilly has joined our team as the newest National Recreation Foundation (NRF) Charles E. Hartsoe Fellow. Caitlin is a current M.S. student in the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management at North

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Taking the Classroom Outdoors! Is it as Equitable as it Sounds?

Environmental educators, along with park and recreation professionals, have been presented with an opportunity. The outdoor industry has a chance to partner with school systems to get kids out of the classroom, where

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NRF and Sport Court Partner to Provide Sports Floors to Grantees

  NRF regularly seeks ways to support its grantees beyond direct financial support. Our goal is to build the capacity of grantee institutions, as well as find ways to enhance programs and extend the resources of

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A Field At Risk

Environmental and Outdoor Science Education Organizations Face Threat of Shrinking by More than Half Due to COVID-19 University of California at Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science recently released a policy brief

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Can I Visit the Park While Social Distancing?

June 3, 2020    nature, NRPA, pandemic, recreation, youth

A New York Times article covered an issue on many Americans’ minds. That is, can we exercise outside while still social distancing? Health professionals and scientists weighed in to give us the answers to these

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