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…

Winter Trails Day Was a Blast!

I am still tickled from our time this past weekend in the California Sierras as eleven Northern California Outdoor Afros participated in the annual Winter Trails Day by REI, coordinated by Outdoor Afro leader Rahman Batin and hosted by the co-op’s Sacramento market. This was a cross-promoted MeetUp of Outdoor Afro, designed to help people…

Hiking Hawaii’s Magnificent Volcanoes

Contributed by Outdoor Afro Lesly Simmons who shares with us her recent, inspiring adventure in Hawaii in words and photos. The name Hawaii usually conjures images of beautiful beaches, palm trees and thoughts of lounging by a pool, fruity drink in hand. But hiking to a frozen lake at the top of the biggest mountain in the…

2011: The Year of Relevancy

  Dear Outdoor Afro Friends, 2011 has been a terrific year! Through the power of social media, we have seen our community steadily grow, and help people make culturally-relevant connections to nature and outdoor recreation. Throughout my travels this year, the hot topic has been relevancy: “How can we connect more diverse audiences to the…

DC Photo Tours Connect Visitors with the Outdoors

Outdoor Afro Contributor Delane Sims Upon arriving at our nation’s capital for the first time, my mind started racing about all the attractions I wanted to see in my short visit.  Of course, the White House was a must-see along with all the amazing historic sites in the area.  And in my quest to get the most out…