Governor's Children in Nature Initiative Wins Friends of Recreation Award

Mar 16, 2013 -- 7:57am

A state initiative to get kids outdoors has been honored with a recreational group’s award.

The Governor’s Children in Nature Initiative has won the Delaware Recreation and Parks Society’s 2013 Friends of Recreation Award.  The initiative is a collaboration between DNREC and the Delaware Department of Education. The departments worked with private and nonprofit partners on a taskforce to address concerns about the lack of time children have to learn and play outdoors.

The award is presented to a person or organization that makes important contributions towards the advancement and development of parks, open space, recreational or cultural programs and sites in Delaware.

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