MEDIA & NEWS

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IN THE NEWS

"Oregon asks, What if camp were part of school?" (The Christian Science Monitor, August 6, 2016)

"Outdoor School for All matters for very specific reasons (Opinion)" (The Oregonian (Portland), July 30, 2016)

"Outdoor School funding measure makes Oregon's Nov. ballot" (KTVZ (Redmond), July 25, 2016)

"Outdoor School Initiative Qualifies For Oregon Ballot" (Oregon Public Broadcasting (Portland), July 22, 2016)

"Five on 5, Robin Hartman, Exec Dir , Siskiyou Field Institute" (KOBI-TV (Medford), July 15, 2016)

"Outdoor school proposal gains enough signatures for ballot" (East Oregonian (Bend), July 3, 2016)

"Outdoor school proposal takes a step toward making ballot" (The Bulletin (Bend), July 1, 2016)

"Outdoor school measure likely to be on November ballot" (Statesman Journal (Salem), July 1, 2016)

"Outdoor School measure likely to be on November ballot" (KGW8 (Salem), June 30, 2016)

"Group to save Outdoor School says it has enough signatures for November ballot" (

"Outdoor School Initiative Could Make 3 Education Measures On Oregon Fall Ballot" (Oregon Public Broadcasting (Portland), June 30, 2016)

"Campaign to save outdoor school says it has enough signatures for ballot initiative" (KPTV (Portland), June 30, 2016)

"One step closer to Outdoor School for all" (Portland Tribune (Portland), June 30, 2016)

"Outdoor School At Camp Tadmor: Educators, Volunteers And Kids On Why They Keep Coming Back" (Oregon Public Broadcasting (Portland), May 31, 2016)

"Preserving Funding: Outdoor school is priceless" (Bend Source Weekly (Bend), April 29, 2016)

"Group gathering signatures to expand Oregon outdoor school" (Washington Times (Washington DC), April 8, 2016)

"Outdoor School Campaign Plans Corvallis Meeting" (Corvallis Gazette-Times(Corvallis), April 4, 2016)

"Editorial: Get the Kids Outside" (The Source Weekly (Bend), March 23, 2016)

"Outdoor School boosts attendance" (Portland Tribune (Portland), March 17, 2016)

"School Notes: Outdoor School funding rally; Portland kids' geology quest" (Portland Tribune (Portland), March 1, 2016)

"Outdoor School Supporters Seek Dedicated Lottery Funds" (Willamette Week (Portland), February 24, 2016)

"Outdoor School for All campaign aims to secure state funding" (Central Oregonian, February 23, 2016)

"Group works to stem Outdoor School budget cuts, expand program" (KATU News (Portland), February 22, 2016)

"Do You Love Outdoor School? You Can Help" (Cascade Business News (Bend) February 16, 2016)

"Embedding sustainability into daily life in Central Oregon" (The Environmental Center (Bend) February 16, 2016)

"Everything I need to know I learned in Outdoor School" (Portland Tribune (Portland), November 4, 2015)

"Outdoor School for Oregon's kids" (Nugget News (Sisters), October 20, 2015)

"Locals work to fund statewide outdoor school" (Bend Bulletin, October 24, 2015)

"Breaking the mold at Outdoor School" (Portland Tribune, October 20, 2015)

"Meeting to discuss Outdoor School" (Albany Democrat-Herald,  October 17, 2015)

"Coalition forms Outdoor School for All PAC" (East Oregonian, October 16, 2015)

"Lessons from the land" (The Source Weekly (Bend), October 14, 2015)

"Outdoor School benefit serves up support" (Albany Democrat-Herald, September 29, 2015)

"Outdoor School benefit set" (Albany Democrat-Herald, September 28, 2015)

"Outdoor School funding may appear on the ballot" (Portland Tribune, September 25, 2015)

"Lawmakers pass statewide Outdoor School" (East Oregonian, July 14) 

Letter, Charlie Anderson and Lori Meadows: "Save Oregon's Outdoor, Science Education(The Bulletin, June 28, 2015) 

Guest opinion, Judge Gary Thompson and Susan Brown: "Outdoor School: An Investment in Rural Oregon" (Argus Observer, June 28, 2015) 

Guest Opinion, Bill Hunt: "State should provide Outdoor School for all" (Mail Tribune, June 23, 2015)

"Parents, teachers rally behind outdoor education” (East Oregonian, June 17, 2015)

"Portland schools $575 million general fund budget adding staff and more heads to adoption vote" (Oregonlive.com, June 17, 2015)

Letter to the Editor, Tom Potter: "My View: Outdoor School: A legacy worth saving" (Portland Tribune, June 16, 2015)

"Recent report shows outdoor education means big business" (Hood River News, June 16, 2015)       

Letter to the Editor, Chuck Sams: "Outdoor school a life-changing experience" (East Oregonian, June 12, 2015)    

"Reasons Why You Should Give a Darn About Public Health" (begins at 34:50; Rex Burkholder radio interview, Thank You Democracy show, XRAY.fm, June 3, 2015) 

Video: Portland actor Vin Shambry tells the story how Outdoor School changed his life (The Moth Seattle Mainstage, June 2, 2015)

"Legislature Considers State Funds for Outdoor School Programs" (OPB, May 26, 2015)

"Outdoor Education OUT-of-Doors" (Jefferson Public Radio, Jefferson Exchange show, May 19, 2015) 

"Coalition wants statewide funding for Outdoor School" (East Oregonian, May 14, 2015) 

Letter to the Editor (Edie and Ted Jones, Nugget Newspaper, April 2015) 

"Preserving Funding: Outdoor School is Priceless" (The Source Weekly, Bend, Apr 29. 2015) 

"Advocates of ‘Outdoor School’ gather at Riley Creek" (Curry Country Reporter, Apr 29, 2015) 

"Outdoor School Backers Take the Campaign to the Road" (Portland Tribune, Dec. 23, 2014)

"Oldtimers Return to Outdoor School"(Portland Tribune, Nov. 13, 2014)

"Outdoor School: Three Days Not Enough for Children to be with Nature" (The Oregonian, Oct. 26, 2014)