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Hike & Seek What You’re Missing


National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America’s largest conservation organization, is proud to announce the fifth annual Hike & Seek cities taking place around the country this fall.  Hike & Seek is a cross between a scavenger hunt and nature walk with live wildlife encounters, nature activities and fun interactive stations along the trail. The fifth annual 2014 Hike & Seek will be held in the following cities this fall: 9.20.14            Denver , CO               South Platte Park (Littleton) 9.20.14            Minneapolis, MN        Lebanon Hills … Continue reading

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Montgomery Parks Celebrates Great American Backyard Campout

SILVER SPRING, MD—Montgomery Parks, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, announces that Little Bennett Campground will celebrate the 10th Annual Great American Backyard Campout on Saturday, June 28, 2014 by offering half-price tent campsites as well as a host of family-friendly, fun activities.  The Great American Backyard Campout is a nationwide celebration sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation, to encourage people to get outside and go camping.  Little Bennett Campground is located inside Little Bennett Regional Park … Continue reading

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East Bay Regional Park District Launches TrailSafe Mobile Phone App

The East Bay Regional Park District is now offering a free mobile phone “app” geared to bring handy safety information and features to park and trail users. Park visitors may easily access the app at to learn about park safety tips and trail use etiquette, and access public safety phone numbers.  The TrailSafe app includes tips on personal safety while hiking, hiking safely with dogs or children, hiking near grazing animals and encountering wildlife. Crime prevention and outdoor preparedness … Continue reading

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BCI Burke Commits $1.5 Million to “Play Today”

BCI Burke’s avid commitment to create outdoor recreation opportunities for kids’ play and fitness is ramping up savings on the most innovative and industry leading structures.  Burke’s NucleusTM, Intensity®, NaturePlay®, Little BuddiesTM, and VoltageTM play systems are featured in the “Play Today” grants totaling $1.5 million, along with an array of play freestanding favorites that include Burke Basics spinners, swings, climbers, drums and Rock ‘N’ Ride racecar. The “Play Today” grants incentivize leaders at schools, churches, child cares, municipalities, homeowners’ … Continue reading

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Montgomery Parks Arbor Day

Arbor Day 2014 – A Celebration of Trees Saturday, April 12, 8:00am-1:00pm Montgomery Parks joins the City of Takoma Park in celebrating Arbor Day 2014 with educational fun for kids and adults. The day’s event will include free tree seedling give-a-ways, children’s tree climbing, tree canopy exploration, tree scavenger hunt, tree ring crafts, a Champion Tree display, demonstrations and more! Event held rain or shine. Location:  Takoma – Piney Branch Park and Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma … Continue reading

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