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[ Statement from The Wilderness Society on President’s Initiative to Get More Youth Outdoors ]

Anastasia Greene

The Wilderness Society applauds the Administration’s launch today of its Every Kid in a Park initiative to get more youth playing and learning outdoors and releases the following statement:  

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[ “Every Kid in a Park” kicks off to connect students with nature ]

“Every Kid in a Park,” which will provide 4th grade students and their families free admission to all national parks and other federal lands for a full year, officially launched on Sept.

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[ Statement from The Wilderness Society regarding President Obama’s expected trip to Alaska to discuss climate and tour coastal areas ]

Tim Woody

President Barack Obama is expected to visit Anchorage, Alaska on Monday, where according to the White House he will address the State Department’s GLACIER conference focused on a conversation around the A

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[ Obama’s Alaska visit expected to highlight changes in Alaska’s Arctic ]

The region already is experiencing dramatic effects of climate change, with more intense storms, beach erosion, melting permafrost, shifting wildlife habitats and disappearing sea ice.

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[ New report sheds light on the emissions coming from public lands ]

When The Wilderness Society looked at fossil fuels from federal lands earlier this year, we revealed a blind spot in the nation’s efforts to address global

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To enjoy the festive ambience
To save energy and be more sustainable
To support local business

 

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