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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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A lonely park bench somewhere
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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Rethink Outside - gr

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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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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