Press Coverage of the California Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights

Article bits and links featuring the Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights (COBR) may be found below:


Caroline Beteta, CEO, Visit California, has issued this video to celebrate the California State Parks' 150th anniversary. Feel free to share! Click Here
July, 2014

H.Res.860: Supporting the Chicago Wilderness and the Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights - Open Congress
June 7, 2014

INITIATIVES TO RECONNECT YOUTH WITH NATURE SUPPORTED. In an op-ed for the Asbury Park (NJ) Press (4/9, 372K), Michele S. Byers, the executive director of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, writes in support of the "Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights," which was introduced recently in the New Jersey state Senate he notes that "Go outside and play" is "a message that's spreading across the nation." In March, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell "announced an ambitious federal initiative to reconnect America's young people to the outdoors."
The piece also appears at the Morristown (NJ) Daily Record (4/9, 72K).
April, 2014

ASLA Statement on the California Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights: American Society of Landscape Architects
January, 2014

Regional Forester Signs on to the California Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights
KCET News (Zach Behrens)
November 13, 2013

Richard, Blog
The Forgotten Human Right
October 26, 2012

The Mountain Democrat
The Door to Kids Well Being... John Poimiroo
March 19, 2012

The Play & Playground Encyclopedia
PGP - Marlene FInley, U.S. Forest Service
March, 2012

States Adopt Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights
Children & Nature Network
March 24, 2011




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