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October 2, 2019

Washington

Learning in nature: Washington becomes first in the country to license outdoor preschools

Outdoor preschools are becoming more popular nationwide, encouraging kids to spend more time in nature. Washington just became the first state in the country to officially license them.

July 10, 2019

Minnesota

Efforts Continue in Minnesota to Create an Office of Outdoor Recreation

Despite broad awareness of the state’s recreation economy and a promising push during the 2019 legislative session, a bill to create the state’s office stalled out.

January 3, 2019

New Mexico

Effort To Create Outdoor Equity Fund In New Mexico

Low-income youth and their families could soon have expanded opportunities to access state parks, federal public lands, and a variety of outdoor recreation and education opportunities as part of a statewide and national coalition effort to establish an Outdoor Equity Fund in the 2019 New Mexico Legislative Session.