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April is Let's G.O. Month! Get Outside and Enjoy!
posted May 31, 2018 03:19 AM by doutlaw

The Children & Nature Network has designated all of April as Let's G.O. (Get Outdoors) month, with the goal of bringing together intergenerational groups of people to get outside together to be active, have fun, and connect with nature.  Events are occuring in a variety of locations, from coast to coast. Find an event in your area at:

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Upcoming Webinar: Social Networking Tools for Urban Forestry
posted May 31, 2018 03:19 AM by doutlaw

Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 11:00 AM (Eastern)

The next Urban Natural Resources Institute Informational Webcast will take place on April 20th and will provide an overview of social networking tools to communicate and develop new audiences for urban natural resource programs and outreach.This session will be presented by Melanie R. Kirk, Assistant Professor & Extension Urban Forestry Specialist, Texas AgriLife Extension Service.

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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Local Projects to Help Kids Get Outdoors
posted May 31, 2018 03:19 AM by doutlaw

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $1 million in cost-share funding for children's programs in 18 states and Puerto Rico, furthering USDA's commitment to connect young people around the country with America's great outdoors. The two programs receiving funding through this announcement will reach tens of thousands of young people this year, and support the goals of both President Obama's America's Great Outdoors Initiative and First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Initiative.

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