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“Education, if it means anything, should not take people away from the land, but instill in them even more respect for it...” —Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
“Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.” ―President Jimmy Carter
“We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
"We must regain the conviction that we need one another, that we have a shared responsibility for others and the world, and that being good and decent are worth it." —Pope Francis


Meet Lois Morrison, executive director of the Harold M. and Adeline S. Morrison Family Foundation and vice chair of Blue Sky's steering committee.

The Avarna Group shares lessons learned on advancing equity, inclusion, and diversity in the outdoor, conservation, and environmental sector on our blog this month.

Blue Sky will convene on Wednesday, September 27 in Seattle, Washington. Join us as we explore opportunities to work towards shared goals through aligned messaging and communications strategies.

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The Environmental Education Better Results Toolkit strengthens EE programming and improves outcomes through data-driven measurement, reflection, and learning. The toolkit grew out of on-the-ground practice: 17 EE...

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