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Meghan Kearney
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Nature Boosting: Charging a Senior Brain
Julie Concannon, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Program Coordinator, and member of the Pacific Region Connecting People with Nature Team, takes her passion for the outdoors a step beyond her workday. With a n...

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Let's Move Outside! In the winter!
 Washington State Special Olympics nordic skiing competition at Leavenworth NFH. Credit: USFWS By: Barb Kelly Ringel   Let’s
Move Outside! is a national initiative spearheaded by
First Lady Michelle Obama to promote outdoor physical activity for children ...

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Passing the Torch
One of my first CPWN events at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Credit: Meghan Kearney/USFWS Salmon in the Classroom at Boise-Elliot Humboldt in Portland. Credit: Meghan Kearney/CPWN It has been two and a half years since I sat down to my
first staff...

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Technological Paths to Conservation Careers
Students from iUrban Teen gather around the fish ladder to observe salmon at Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery Credit: Meghan Kearney/USFWS Over the past decade, nature lovers around the world have
formed a few less-than satisfying conclusions. Fir...

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A Year of Twenty at Guam National Wildlife Refuge
Campers chatting about the refuge & species before exploring! Credit: USFWS " Find a
refuge near you ." This is the go-to slogan that U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service promotes when encouraging you to get outdoors. Anytime you have or will
see this message, yo...

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Jason Pyron wins "Sense of Wonder" award!
Over 60 years ago, iconic naturalist Rachel Carson developed
an idea now known as "sense of wonder." The concept behind this phrase
focused on adults fostering an appreciation for the natural world within youth.
To preserve the legacy of Carson's inspiring ...

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Jason Pyron wins "Sense of Wonder" award!
Over 60 years ago, iconic naturalist Rachel Carson developed
an idea now known as "sense of wonder." The concept behind this phrase
focused on adults fostering an appreciation for the natural world within youth.
To preserve the legacy of Carson's inspiring ...

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Girls Can Be Scientists Too
Girls from the YWCA in Olympia, participating in a discussion panel for women in STEM careers. Photo: YWCA  When you think of careers in science, technology,
engineering or math (fields most commonly referred to as STEM) what is the
first visual that comes ...

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A Place to Grow
Tucked away to the west of Washington State's bustling capitol,
Olympia, lies three peaceful acres of property unlike any other. A quick drive
past might showcase a group of people under a canopy with small baskets of
food, small but colorfully painted shed...
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