Greener Together

Reconnecting with nature and each other

Right now, people across the country are turning to the outdoors and nature as a refuge. Nature can calm us and reconnect us with ourselves, with other people and with the world around us. As people are practicing social distancing, with and without kids at home, we want to provide opportunities to connect with the natural world and other like-minded people through engaging events, fun activities and helpful guides to help foster this connection.

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Right now, people across the country are turning to the outdoors and nature as a refuge. Nature can calm us and reconnect us with ourselves, with other people and with the world around us. As people are practicing social distancing, with and without kids at home, we want to provide opportunities to connect with the natural world and other like-minded people through engaging events, fun activities and helpful guides to help foster this connection.

Green activities for kids

While we grapple with the inevitability of long stretches of boredom, here are some resources to help spend time with your kids by learning about the planet and how to protect it. Learn more.

Green tips and guides

Looking for more ways to connect with nature in your neighborhood as well as what to read, watch and listen to? All with a focus on the environment? We've got you covered. Learn more.

Green events

With shelter-in-place orders locking down parts of the country, many of us now find our involvement with people outside our own households limited to a small number of “essential activities.” These events for kids and adults are aimed at keeping us connected in these trying times. Learn more.

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FEATURED ACTIVITY

Summer Camp at Home

Join us this summer for a self-guided summer camp experience from your own home. Learn about nature, explore environmental issues from your backyard, and have fun while you become an even stronger voice for protecting our planet!

FEATURED ACTION

Send a message to the Bureau of Land Management

At a time when we need more nature, more beauty in our lives, the Interior Department is considering more than 230 nominations for oil and gas leases — covering more than 150,000 acres in southern Utah — that would bring drilling operations within mere miles of some of the nation’s most precious protected areas.

Green events

Conservation Conversation: Join us every Thursday at 7pm Eastern for a 30-minute presentation and discussion about interesting things found in the natural world. Learn more.

More Environmental Events: Find more events hosted by Environment America on our Facebook page. Join us here.

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Will you stand with our forests?

Our forests are invaluable. They’re chock full of centuries old trees, provide irreplaceable wildlife habitat and act as a natural climate solution. It’s up to us to save our forests from clear-cutting. This week make a Giving Tuesday gift to help protect our forests.

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