Legislation

Federal initiative includes LNCI goals

February 18, 2011 kidsandnature LegislationNational

www.americasgreatoutdoors.gov. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2011 President Obama Announces Plan for Community-Based Conservation through the AmericaÂ’s Great Outdoors Initiative WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama today announced the AdministrationÂ’s action plan, under the AmericaÂ’s Great Outdoors initiative, to achieve lasting conservation of the outdoor spaces that power our nationÂ’s economy, shape our culture, and […]

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Ohio featured by national Children & Nature Network!

February 4, 2011 kidsandnature Education/SchoolsLegislationLNCI EventsNationalParentingParks and LandPhysical ActivityStatewide

Regional Report from Ohio l  January 2011 The Children & Nature Movement is growing and growing, with increasingly more campaigns in more than 40 states. With so much good news to share, this month C&NN features updates from Ohio. Leave No Child Inside (LNCI) Statewide OH LNCI includes five collaboratives which share information and materials […]

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Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

December 19, 2010 kidsandnature Legislation

> > Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 > The recent passage of the $4.5 billion Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill will increase opportunities for parks and recreation agencies to better serve children across America. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, S. 3307, increases funding for afterschool and summer feeding programs and contains provisions for […]

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Congress May be Next to Say, “Go Outside and Play”

December 19, 2010 kidsandnature LegislationUncategorized

MONA– > Public News Service-OH > > December 07, 2010 > > Congress May be Next to Say, “Go Outside and Play” > COLUMBUS, Ohio – Seven hours in front of electronic entertainment, and seven minutes outside. That’s what constitutes “play” for most kids, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation study – and that lack […]

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December Is Celebrate Your Right to the ‘Great Outdoors’ Month

December 19, 2010 kidsandnature LegislationLNCI Events

Presidential Proclamation: Human Rights Day and Bill of Rights Day 12/13/2010 Leave No Child Inside recognizes: December Is Celebrate Your Right to the ‘Great Outdoors’ Month …in support of Human Rights Day, Bill of Rights Day, and Human Rights Week 2010 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: “I Barack Obama…do hereby proclaim December 10, […]

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One easy email to sign your support to the Moving Outdoors in Nature Act

November 22, 2010 kidsandnature Legislation

Dear Colleagues, We are excited to announce that today Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced the Moving Outdoors in Nature Act (MONA) in the United States House of Representatives! We hope you will join us in supporting this critical legislation by signing onto an organizational sign-on letter (more on that below). We believe that the policies […]

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Federal update

November 18, 2010 kidsandnature Legislation

Good News! Today Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced the Moving Outdoors in Nature Act (MONA) in the United States House of Representatives! As a part of the Outdoor Alliance for Kids (OAK), NRPA worked with Representative Kind’s office on the crafting of the legislation. Park and recreation agencies (including special park districts) are eligible for […]

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Rep Dennis J. Kucinich is also a co-sponsor of NCLI!

May 4, 2010 kidsandnature Legislation

Good news: U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich has added his name to the growing list of U.S. Representatives from Ohio co-sponsoring the No Child Left Inside legislation to fund and encourage environmental education. The U.S. Reps who have signed on from our state include: Rep. Betty Sutton Rep. Charlie Wilson Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy Rep. Dennis […]

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Announcement: Brown Bag Lunch Meeting (LNCI) in Central Ohio Jan. 19 at noon

January 7, 2010 kidsandnature Camps and Youth DevelopmentEducation/SchoolsFundingLegislationLNCI EventsMental and Behavioral HealthNationalOctober Action ItemsParentingParks and LandPhysical ActivityStatewideUncategorized

The Leave No Child INSIDE Central Ohio Collaborative invites you to a meeting! Please come and hear updates from all the teams that formed last fall! They have been working very hard and are eager to share their progress. When: Tuesday Jan. 19 NOON – 1 p.m. Where: Westerville Public Library Cost: Free Important: Bring […]

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Notes from the Spring all-Ohio Summit Planning Team

October 1, 2009 kidsandnature Education/SchoolsFundingLegislationLNCI EventsOctober Action ItemsParks and LandPhysical ActivitySpiritual and ReligiousStatewide

This team was formed at the Leadership Retreat to assist in planning and organizing a spring Leave No Child Inside Summit for the entire state. This would be the first official statewide event for Leave No Child Inside in Ohio. LNCI Summit 2010 When: Spring 2010, date TBA • Possibilities include tying with Earth Day […]

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