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Written by Unearthing Joy founder, Ashley Brailsford, Ph.D., this story highlights a unique way to build community in the outdoors through exploration and joy.
Hear from Ailish Breen, founder of Queer Out Here, a UK-based space for queer folx to connect with nature in a joyful and healing way.
Camping to Connect brings young Black and Brown teens outside to the “Wood Hood” for mentorship and community.
A case study explores a model for climate change education in New Jersey.
Written by a formerly incarcerated man, this story highlights the healing, transformation, and freedom ignited by nature.
This story highlights a successful private-public partnership, working at the intersections of outdoor access, education, health, and equity.
This lyrical essay is based on Rethink Outside™ Storyteller Leeanna Torres’ experience on the Green River in 2021, through the generosity of FreeFlow Institute and American Rivers.
In this story, Kasandra shares about the everyday places that have been a source of solace for her and how those have shifted through life circumstances.
Researchers Scott and Dani share how all educators — especially classroom teachers — can Rethink Outside in ways that dismantle harmful practices and offer healing and restoration.
Nicole Rawlinson, 2021 Rethink Outside™ Fellow, works to connect military families with the outdoors and their communities.
An alternative high school in Kansas partnered with environmental educators to Rethink Outside for students often left behind.
Environmental Education of New Mexico (EENM) understands the power of outdoor opportunities to create a thriving future for all.
The origin story of Kuaʻāina Ulu ‘Auamo (KUA), and how it connects communities as they protect, restore and care for their place in the world.
By improving connections between Maine’s students and the natural world, the Nature Based Education Consortium (NBEC) builds a healthier future.
Through Rippleffect, students experience the power of the outdoors.
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