ABC News discussed President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors Initiative with Wilderness Society spokesperson Emily Diamond-Falk this morning on the Now You Know segment with Stephanie Sy. In the interview, Diamond-Falk explains that American people are very concerned about the rate of degradation of public lands and how Americans are frustrated about the lack of outdoor time kids enjoy.
The Obama Administration released its report on Americas Great Outdoors on Feb. 16 after an unprecedented series of public listening sessions that The Wilderness Society helped shape. More here.
This initiative is greatly needed to help reconnect children with nature, protect wilderness and make government work better for protecting our great outdoors.