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This week, members of the US Congress passed The Every Kid Outdoors Act. The bill authorizes the Department of the Interior, U.S. Forest Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Army Corps of Engineers, to administer a pass program to provide free entry for fourth graders and their families to visit our national public lands, waters, and shores. The companion bill in the Senate is sponsored by Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN).read more
The prevalence of forest schools in Denmark continues to grow, with one in 10 Danish preschools now held outdoors. The country has become such a leader in the forest school movement, that educators visit Denmark from all over the world to learn about the forest school model.read more