On a hidden spot on the Allegheny River, a league of dragon boaters is learning respect for nature—and each other.
If we want future generations to care about nature, it wouldn't hurt for us to get our kids into the woods occasionally. There's some question, though, about whether Americans are exposing their children to the outdoors. Commentator and search-and-rescue responder Ken Chiacchia tells us about how he got the nature habit.
The Western Pennsylvania Press Club recently named The Allegheny Front as a finalist for its continuing coverage of children and nature.
The Allegheny Front's been reporting on the decline in kids getting outside and exploring nature.
As part of our series on how to connect kids to nature and outdoor play, we've been hearing from kids from Centre County.
All summer long, The Allegheny Front is looking at how kids have been forgoing outdoors time for video games and TV.
All summer The Allegheny Front is looking at how to get kids back outdoors.
All summer, The Allegheny Front is looking at ways to get kids connected with nature.
This summer, The Allegheny Front is considering the impact of young people spending less and less time in the outdoors.