Greening a School
Kelly Creek Elementary in Gresham, Oregon recently won the Ford Motor Company’s Educate to Escape green school makeover contest in partnership with ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.”
National Campaign for Youth in Nature
BALTIMORE, MD, Oct 14, 2008-- Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer, and Deputy Commanding General of the US Army Corps of Engineers Maj. Gen. Don T. Riley today announced a “Get Outdoors, It's Yours!” campaign to reconnect children with nature.
GameTime Sponsors Education Session at National Conference
Researchers Robin Moore, Dipl. Arch, MCP and Nilda Cosco, PhD of North Carolina State University’s Natural Learning Initiative, a research and design assistance program of the College of Design, North Carolina State University, presented at the National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition in Baltimore, Maryland on October 14, 2008.
Important News Regarding Use of PVC in Play Equipment
Harrisburg, Pa. (Oct. 2, 2008) — The International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA) explained today that play equipment manufacturers use many types of products when developing their playsystems and noted the organization promotes and encourages the highest standards for playground safety.
Everlast Climbing Industries Announces U.S. Patent Award
MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MN -- October 2, 2008 -- Everlast Climbing Industries, Inc., a division of PlayCore, has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7419457, entitled “Climbing Wall Assembly,” by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.