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2014-04-13 23:00:24

DMG Productions explores advancements in therapeutic outdoor adventures. St. George, UT (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Expedition Therapy announced that it will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. Expedition Therapy is an exciting, challenging therapeutic outdoor adventure experience designed for young adults, age 18 and up, who want to move forward in life. Innovations will explore...

2014-03-10 23:23:12

Students from Wyandotte High School are getting much deserved attention for stepping up as environmental leaders in their community through the EE Community Connections program, supported by national non-profit Earth Force. This week, Mayor Holland will join the students as they work work directly with environmental engineers to build birdhouses on the plant’s property, as part of GM’s habitat restorations goals. Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Students from Wyandotte High...

2014-02-21 23:24:35

AT&T Florida has contributed more than $400,000 over the past four years to provide applied learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math for students throughout the state in partnership with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations with a goal increasing interest in STEM careers. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Understanding how classroom curriculum translates into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers can be a critical component for engaging...

2014-01-31 23:31:53

The Journal of Residential Treatment for Children and Youth published an article by Second Nature researchers entitled, "Efficacy of Wilderness Therapy for Young Adults: A First Look". This is one of the first studies examining outcomes for young adults in wilderness therapy, and suggests promising results for this group. Santa Clara, UT (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Matt Hoag, PhD, Katie Massey, MSW, MSPH, Sean Roberts, MS, and Patrick Logan, MS describe findings from a Second...

2014-01-27 23:22:41

'No App for That' event will help parents connect kids to nature and teach the importance of setting boundaries for screen devices in the home. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 “Screen time” the time children spend in front of some sort of electronic device- has taken over an alarming portion of U.S. children’s lives. The “No App for That” Event in Orlando on Feb.1, 2014 will take a step to try and change that. The American Academy of Pediatrics estimates children...

2014-01-25 00:20:23

OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today a joint work session was held with three legislative committees to investigate how to deliver environmental science education to all children in Washington State. A panel of leaders from the Pacific Education Institute (PEI) presented a solution before three House committees, Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, House Agriculture and Natural Resources and House Education Committee. PEI provides rich learning experiences for...

2013-12-09 12:24:30

All Girl Group Celebrates "Feed the Need" Efforts of Local Girls Scouts ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Harmony will perform an exclusive concert in St. Paul for Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys to reward the efforts of tens of thousands of local girls who collected food to stock food shelves. The goal of the "Feed the Need" service project is to educate girls that hunger exists in every community in Minnesota and show them how they can make a...

2013-12-04 12:27:08

SEATTLE, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, claiming thousands of lives and affecting over ten million. In response, Remote Medical International (RMI) and YachtAid Global (YAG) worked together to quadruple the funds received through each company's matching donation campaigns. After matching the donations raised through YachtAid Global, the company transferred $6K+ to the RMI Typhoon Relief Fund. Remote Medical International...

2013-11-19 23:29:02

In order to better serve their outdoor enthusiast clientele Big Game Gear has opened up shop on Amazon. Nearly all of their products will be available through the site as well as a new marine division of items. Hallettsville, TX (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Recently outdoor gear company Big Game Gear, made it easier for people to shop for their sporting goods online by opening a new Amazon Store. While the outdoor Amazon store is still being stocked, Big Game Gear will eventually have all...

2013-11-04 12:22:18

Deadline to Apply is Jan. 6, 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today invited schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts, nonprofit organizations, municipalities and businesses to apply for Environmental Education Grants to develop programs and projects. "These grants fund projects that explore many of today's most pressing issues," Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Providing...