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Getting Kids Hooked on the Outdoors

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Environmental literacy within schools is slowly rising due to movements such as No Child Left Inside. We will discuss youth engagement in the land and water conservation communities and how to get more children hooked on the outdoors through programs like Every Kid in a Park, Outdoors Alliance for Kids and Get Into Your Sanctuary.

 

Moderator:

Kate Thompson | Chief, Education and Outreach Division, NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

Discussants:

John Armor | Acting Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

Heidi Mcallister | Assistant Director, Conservation Getting Kids Hooked Education, U.S. Forest Service

Jackie Ostfeld | Director, Sierra Club

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