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September 24, 2009

Celebrate Take a Child Outside Week

Take a Child Outside Week runs from today, September 24, to next Wednesday, September 30. Take a Child Outside Weed is a program designed to help break down obstacles that keep children from discovering the natural world. By arming parents, teachers and other caregivers with resources for outdoor activities, their goal is to help children across the country develop a better understanding and appreciation of the environment in which they live, and a burgeoning enthusiasm for its exploration.

To learn more about this event, please visit: www.takeachildoutside.org. There you can get ideas for outdoor activities, pledge to take a kid outdoors, and find participating organizations. USEE is one of them, and so is Wasatch Community Gardens, one of our Institutional Members. Be a part of this national movement!

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