Join the National Dialogue on Conservation in the 21st Century!

America's Great Outdoors.pngMake your voice heard in the national dialogue about conservation for the 21st century! President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors Initiative has provided an online forum for you to share your ideas, comments, and opinions about effective conservation efforts. Want to join the conversation and make a difference? Support environmental education organizations like NatureBridge by commenting on and voting for the discussion that promotes environmental education in national parks. Here’s how to help:

1.    Create an account on the America’s Great Outdoors online forum
2.    Add your comments to the discussion titled “Environmental Education in our National Parks – America’s Best Classroom”
3.    Click the link next to the title to promote the discussion!

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Make your voice heard by September 30th. All the discussions, ideas, and
comments must be submitted by the end of the month. Then, all the ideas
from the online forum will be compiled into a report that will be
presented to the President on November 15, 2010.

Want to know more about the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative? Their
website gives you the chance to “share your story” about a place you
love. It also offers multiple resources to get outdoors, unplug, and
reconnect
.

As a part of the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative, President Obama
has declared September National Wilderness Month. So, now that you know
what it’s all about, how are you going to celebrate?

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