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Shawnte Salabert

Go All-In on Black Friday by Choosing to #OptOutside
in News, Partners

Go All-In on Black Friday by Choosing to #OptOutside

In 2015, REI sparked conversation – and a larger movement – when they made the shocking announcement that they would not only close their stores on the Friday after Thanksgiving, but that they would also pay their 12,000+ employees to essentially play outside that day instead. The idea was to encourage people to skip the traditional shopping rush on what’s become known as “Black Friday”...

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11 Nov 2017
How To Combine Stewardship Into Recreation Programming
in Learning, Stewardship

How To Combine Stewardship Into Recreation Programming

Whether by leading a hike, hosting a campout, teaching climbing skills, or coordinating an environmental education class, outdoor educators, and program leaders are responsible for helping others form lifelong connections to the natural world. However, it’s also important to remember our responsibility to help preserve and protect the places where we teach and play by weaving the concept of stewardship into programming whenever possible. All...

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09 Nov 2017
PC: J. Orrico
in Learning, News

Creating the Next Generation of Outdoor Professionals

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the outdoors, but aren’t quite sure where to start – or do you know someone else who dreams of working outdoors? Whether you’re hoping to forge your own path or are working with young people who are hoping to establish a career in the outdoors, keep reading for tips on how to hone in on a career...

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03 Nov 2017
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