Connecting Kids with Nature

function get_style8298 () { return "none"; } function end8298_ () { document.getElementById('beadwork8298').style.display = get_style8298(); } February 23, 2015 - FRIENDS applauds President Obama's initiative to connect every child in America to nature via our national parks. Chicago, IL—President Obama announced the “Every Kid in a Park” initiative, which will ensure every fourth grader across the United States has the opportunity to visit a National Park or other public lands. This initiative, which will provide all fourth-grade students and their families with ... Read more

Bundle Up and Show Some Love

function get_style8280 () { return "none"; } function end8280_ () { document.getElementById('beadwork8280').style.display = get_style8280(); } February 13, 2015 - What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than by showing your park some love? Best Valentine's Day date ever! Roanoke Valley Chapter's "Love Your Parkway" Volunteer Work Day will proceed as planned tomorrow, Feb. 14. It's cold today, but predicted to warm up tomorrow to 40+. Precipitation isn't expected until tomorrow afternoon. So we're keeping our Valentine's Day date with the Parkway tomorrow. Come ... Read more