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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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10 Tips for Summer Recreation

Summer is the perfect time to head outdoors for a hike, a swim, a camping trip, or a cookout, but there can be dangers associated with summertime recreation. Recent extreme weather across the country has highlighted the

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Families That Play Together

Recreation has all kinds of benefits for the mental, physical, and social health of young people. One of the primary benefits of youth recreation is that it often builds a sense of community and provides opportunities

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Building Empathy Through Coaching

For youth, positive intergenerational relationships are essential for healthy emotional development. While relationships with adult family members are central in the lives of young people, it’s important for kids to

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