04 Mar '12, 6am

USDA & Forest Service Commit $1 Million To Getting Kids Out | Care2 Causes

USDA & Forest Service Commit $1 Million To Getting Kids Out | Care2 Causes

Reconnecting children with the Great Outdoors has become an important goal for educators and nature lovers alike. The Obamas have also jumped on board: President Obama announced his America’s Great Outdoors program last year, and First Lady Michelle Obama has thrown herself into her Let’s Move initiative. America’s Great Outdoors seeks to engage the public to work together to conserve and restore our lands and to connect to the outdoors. Let’s Move! focuses on solving the problem of childhood obesity, a segment of which aims to improve physical and mental health through outdoor activities. And Now A New Initiative! Doing his part to promote these goals, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on March 2 announced the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) commitment to get kids outdoors through $1 million in cost-share funding from the U.S. Forest Service to enhance ch...

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