Getting to 2100

 

Getting to 2100

Active Citizenship Archive

10 July 2017

Legislatures are tough places that always seem to wrestle with too little money for too many needs and Oregon is no exception. The final budget bill passed last week included $24 million for this fund. So, did we win for Oregon’s kids or not? Did we really get Outdoor School for All as supported by the voters? …

25 January 2017
20 January 2017

A conservation election win in Oregon brings hope for the future…

15 June 2016

Oregon has a long history of turning kids on to to their world through taking them for a week of hands-on science education, in the woods, while they are in 5th or 6th grade. Yeah, sure, they learn about soil and water, trees and animals but… they also learn a heck of lot about themselves. […]

23 May 2016

In April I was invited to speak at TedXPortland, under the theme of Wonderland. I spoke of the need for people to be critical rather than magical thinkers and how best to do this as a society is to take our kids out of the classroom and into the natural world–Outdoor School for All. Enjoy.

15 May 2015

O how far we’ve come…!Rex Burkholder, co-founder, BTA; Ray Thomas, Bicycle Legal Clinic; Mayor Bud Clark
Rex Burkholder, co-founder, BTA; Ray Thomas, Bicycle Legal Clinic; Mayor Bud Clark (whoop, whoop!)

27 April 2015

Rex jacket-2 The Activist’s Toolkit is about getting things done: what does it take to jump into action.

20 January 2015
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Follow Outdoor School for All and RSVP for the kick-off on Facebook

29 May 2014
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“You have not fully expressed your power as a voter until you have a scientific literacy in topics that matter for future political issues. This requires a level, a base level of science literacy that I don’t think we have achieved yet.”–NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON

21 April 2014
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Is it possible to continue to struggle if we are convinced that our chances of success are rapidly approaching zero? How do you deal with this knowledge?
Despair (creative commons)