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Decline of Youth Participation: Outdoor Recreation

February 10, 2016

The National Recreation Foundation is “dedicated to enhancing the role of recreation as a positive force in improving the quality of life of youth. We do this by investing in recreation programs directed at those who

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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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A lonely park bench somewhere (source: Pixabay)

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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Dr. Darryl Taylor

NRF Welcomes New Trustee, Dr. Darryl Taylor

Dr. Darryl L. Taylor from Detroit, Michigan is the newest member of National Recreation Foundation’s Board of Trustees.  Taylor has a deeply anchored passion for helping youth from under-resourced communities

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We Need Nature and Recreation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The arrival of coronavirus on our shores has resulted in an enormous upheaval of our everyday lives. It's never been more important for us to stay active and find respite outdoors. As an expert on the human health

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