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Sophie Twichell, NRF's Executive Director

Response to Covid-19 Pandemic

Dear NRF Grantees, As our world grapples with the unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19, we want to express our deep concern and support for our grantees. Please know how grateful the National Recreation

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Richard Louv (center) with NRF Trustee Bob Crawford, NRF Executive Director Sophie Twichell, Crawford Prize Committee Chair Elsie McCabe Thompson and NRF President John McCarter (L to R).

Having ignited an international movement to reconnect children with nature, Richard Louv awarded 2019 Crawford Prize

In recognition of his dedication to rekindling a connection between children and the myriad of benefits of time outdoors, the National Recreation Foundation presented its 2019 Robert W. Crawford Achievement Prize to

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Para La Naturaleza creates opportunities for Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico youth to connect with nature and to actively engage in reforestation efforts. Image courtesy of Para La Naturaleza.
Para La Naturaleza creates opportunities for Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico youth to connect with nature and to actively engage in reforestation efforts. Image courtesy of Para La Naturaleza.

Youth Education Offers Healing and Hope

Everyone faces stress and setbacks in life but living in a healthy environment within a strong community can make it easier to cope and thrive. In reality, though, many places aren’t healthy and the people living

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