Recreation

  • PDF Preview of the Photo Challenge for Pack to Back
    After reading “Pack to Back,” test your understanding by completing this eyeChallenge. Explain what each of these photos from the…

    eyeChallenge – Pack to Back

  • PDF Preview of Social Groupies Word Search
    Test your knowledge of social science and park design with a word search.

    Word Search – Social Groupies

  • The Woodsy Owl edition examines research on a variety of topics including how climate change affects owls in the Southwest,…

    The Woodsy Owl Edition – Vol. 1 No. 22

  • PDF preview of 'Where the Sidewalk Ends' FACTivity.
    The questions you will answer in this FACTivity are: How does a park in your area offer visitors (1) refuge…

    FACTivity – Where the Sidewalk Ends

  • PDF Preview of the Wilderness 50 Spotlight
    The idea of protecting lands as wilderness did not happen overnight. Before the National Wilderness Preservation System was established in…

    Spotlight – Wilderness Act Timeline (Wilderness 2.0)

  • This monograph is one of two Wilderness 50 monographs. These two monographs were created to honor the 50th anniversary of…

    Pack to Back (Wilderness 50 Monograph Series) – Vol. 1 No. 9

  • PDF preview of the Golden Egg FACTivity.
    In this FACTivity, you will become a park manager and examine where to place trails in a fictional park according…

    FACTivity – The Golden Egg

  • PDF preview of the spotlight from the Pack to Back edition
    The idea of protecting lands as wilderness did not happen overnight. Before the National Wilderness Preservation System was established in…

    Spotlight – Wilderness Act Timeline (Pack to Back)

  • PDF preview of
    The scientists in this study wanted to answer two questions: (1) How many people in the United States are projected…

    Pack to Back: Investigating Backpacking and Other Backcountry and Wilderness Activities

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    Some scientists believe that spending any amount of time outdoors is good for kids, and certain activities may provide more…

    Time Out! How Much Time Do Kids Spend Outdoors?