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We envision a world where every student learns about the science of nature, is inspired by its beauty, and is motivated to take action to protect the natural world.

Press Room

Welcome to the NatureBridge press room. We have thousands of inspiring stories to tell about our students, our programs, and the importance of environmental literacy. We encourage the media to contact us at any time with inquiries or special requests.

Eighth-graders hike, ski, skate during weeklong experience

NatureBridge is honored to receive continuing support from Wells Fargo for scholarships for California's Central Valley youth.

NatureBridge's Elwha Science Education Program is featured in QUEST video report on salmon returning to the Elwha River.

National Park Service ranger Leah Duran writes about seeing the national park anew through the eyes of Rosie's Girls program participants as they live and learn in Yosemite on their NatureBridge program.

NatureBridge is one of Outside Magazine's 100 Best Places to work for the fourth year in a row.

MyGarbology.org was honored last week as one of 25 best websites for teaching & learning by the American Association of School Librarians.

The wonder and science of nature come to life in this beautiful KVIE TV segment with Rob Stewart from Rob on the Road.

U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined NatureBridge students during their program in Prince William Forest Park.

Outside’s “Best Places to Work” project celebrates the innovative companies setting a new standard for a healthy work-life balance.

For the second year, NatureBridge has received a $5,000 grant from Western National Parks Association.

Susan Smartt, president and CEO of NatureBridge, issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s nomination of Sally Jewell to serve as Secretary of the Interior.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently awarded a $682,742 environmental literacy grant to NatureBridge.

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has reported cases of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome in patients that might have been exposed to the virus during a recent visit to Curry Village in Yosemite National Park.

San Francisco-based nonprofit that connects young people to the wonder and science of nature ranks in top 100 select companies for third year in a row

On Thursday, June 14, 2012, a study outlining specific rock fall hazard zones within Yosemite Valley was released by Yosemite National Park and the U.S. Geologic Survey (USGS).

On May 17, 2012, NatureBridge hosted more than 550 guests during its sold out 40th Anniversary Gala—An Evening of Natural Wonder.


Contact information
Jason Morris
Executive Vice President
Find us online
Executive biographies
Susan Smartt
President & CEO
Stephen Lockhart
Board Chair
Fact sheet & collateral
About NatureBridge (1.5 MB PDF)
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Achievements & awards
Best Places to Work, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
NAAEE, 2009
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