Akiima Price leading NAAEE 2013 tour in Baltimore, MD

Field Report: NAAEE 2013 Conference in Baltimore, Maryland

  Hello, my name is Morgan Powell of Bronx River Sankofa.  Here are some memories I’ve brought home from the 42nd annual conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education.  It was certainly one of the most ethnically diverse in NAAEE history thanks to vigorous and sustained efforts.  Keep on pushing for a green…

California Conservation Corps Youth Talk About Why They Enjoy Working in Nature

Terry Johnson and Leonard Patton are California Conservation Corps members who are employed to do salmon habitat restoration, respond to emergencies, construct trails in state and national parks, and do various other ecological restoration projects. They each share a few impressions about diversifying the conservation movement after reading an interview of Outdoor Afro founder Rue…

Why Work at REI? Maggie Ricketts Shares a Few Good Reasons!

Outdoor Afro’s Rue Mapp recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Maggie Ricketts, the Director of Talent Management & Recruiting of REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) Their interview touched on aspects of REI’s employment opportunities, philosophy, and Maggie’s personal role at the co-op. Outdoor Afro is happy to kick off an ongoing spotlight of REI Career opportunities, starting…