Funding for Engage Youth & Veterans on Public Lands
Secretary Sally Jewell of the U.S. Department of the Interior announced $350,000 in funding for the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC), to engage youth and veterans in hands-on conservation projects on public lands, from Big Bend National Park in Texas to North Cascades National Park in Washington State!
The 50 Cities Initiative (Let's Move! Outside)
Through the Department of the Interior's 50 Cities initiative, the YMCA of the USA has convened 48 citywide summits to date, building local coalitions with over 900 participating organizations to develop strategies to increase awareness of and participation in outdoor programs and service. This month, the YMCA recognized Secretary Sally Jewell for her dedication to Let's Move! Outside and the 50 Cities Initiative, and for her leadership to get kids and youth outdoors.
Children & Nature Network International Conference
Registration is now open for the 2017 Children & Nature Network International Conference and Summit in Vancouver, BC, Canada, April 18-21, 2017. Learn more and register at childrenandnature.org.