Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy – October 18th
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy – October 18th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Government Turns the Lights Back On This week’s news in one sentence: the […]

Marathon Mom: Jogging Stroller Dad
Outdoor Advocacy

Marathon Mom: Jogging Stroller Dad

Dear Marathon Mom, My wife and I are welcoming our first child in about two months, and we’re in full-on nesting mode. Unlike my wife, however,, my nesting consists primarily of finding an infant jogging outfit and figuring how I can include our new baby in my daily runs. Running […]

Marathon Mom: Running Postpartum
Outdoor Advocacy

Marathon Mom: Running Postpartum

Dear Audra, I am currently 8 months pregnant with my first child, and have had a hard time with having to give up running. It became too uncomfortable to run around 5 ½ months, and I’ve missed it so much since then. I am curious how soon after having the […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – October 4th
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy – October 4th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Shutdown and Shut Out This week all attention turned to the government shutdown. […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – September 27th
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy – September 27th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Bad Timber Bill Passes House Last Friday, the House passed HR 1526, the […]

How To Get Your Kids To Fish (And Like It)
Outdoor Advocacy

How To Get Your Kids To Fish (And Like It)

With all of the new gizmos, gadgets and whatnots available to our children these days, you’ve inevitably noticed an alarming trend – kids (and adults, for that matter) can grow maddeningly attached to their devices. The fear is that we may be raising the least active, outdoorsy generation to date. […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – September 20th
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy – September 20th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Unpopular Utah Oil Lease Put on Hold Last month, Utah’s School and Institutional […]

7 Children’s Books About Running
Outdoor Advocacy

7 Children’s Books About Running

When my husband and I decided to travel down the path of parenthood, one of the first missions of impending motherhood I set out on was to find a children’s book about running. It’s not that I wanted to push running on my future child, but I wanted a fun […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – September 6th
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy – September 6th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Montana Also Opposes Fracking Regulations Montana has now joined Alabama, Alaska and Oklahoma […]

3 Questions or Less: The Power of Question Asking for Outdoor Facilitation
Outdoor Advocacy

3 Questions or Less: The Power of Question Asking for Outdoor Facilitation

Looking for a great way for a group of people to get know each other? To get a group listening and taking turns speaking? Adults or children, this can be a difficult task. But luckily, their is one facilitation exercise that dives deeper as it goes and strengthens bonds as […]