Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Call of the Wild

Call of the Wild
Published April 2009 in Memphis Parent

It’s Saturday morning, and the Great Outdoors University (GOU) is in session. This week, the ScoutReach arm of the Boy Scouts of America are exploring the Hatchie Wildlife Refuge with their scout leaders, GOU staff, and volunteers from UT Martin’s Wildlife Studies Program.

The GOU is a youth conservation education program of the Tennessee Wildlife Federation (TWF), whose mission is to connect kids with the environment in meaningful, life-changing ways. Locally, kids ages 7 to 17 participate, many from urban neighborhoods far removed from open fields and forests...(Read more)

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