Even in the spectacular natural setting of the Northern Rockies and the Cascades, many kids spend more time indoors looking at electronic screens than outside experiencing the natural world. The National Wildlife Federation encourages everyone to spend at least an hour outdoors every day, and provides support for schools and families to connect with nature. Learn more about the National Wildlife Federation’s diverse programs to connect kids and nature in each state below!
From workshops for teachers to events for kids and families, there's always something happening in Montana to support children learning about the outdoors.
Here in the Beaver State, we work closely with our affiliate and schools to bring nature to the classroom.
The eight states in our region have endless opportunities to learn about wildlife and the outdoors, whether on the trail or in a backyard!
More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. The National Wildlife Federation is on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 53 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.