Partners Outdoors 2010

Help the Enthusiasm and Exchange of Ideas at Partners Outdoors Grow -- Participate in Our New Blog!

We invite your help in keeping the enthusiasm and exchange of ideas begun at Partners Outdoors 2010 active through your participation in the new Partners Outdoors Blog!

Visit www.partnersoutdoors.typepad.com to see presentations, background materials and videos of key sessions — including highlights from our medical experts at the opening session and the distinguished outdoor recreation leaders at the closing session. Partners Outdoors participants and nonparticipants are invited to review the content, leave comments, and share news about the Partners Outdoors 2010 conversations and actions.

Partners Outdoors 2010 was an extraordinary success, uniting more than 140 partners in both the public and private sectors in Sausalito, California, to share innovative ideas, useful resources, and best practices to address this year’s meeting topic: Connecting People and Parks — to Keep Both Healthy. This year’s conference placed a major emphasis on improving both the mental and physical health of Americans through visits to our public lands. A particularly important addition to this conference was the heavy involvement of physicians and representatives from the medical field, who shared their enthusiasm for making the outdoors a remedy for improving the health of all Americans.

Help us keep the flow of ideas from this important meeting going by passing the blog link along to your colleagues, friends and family who share an interest in keeping Americans healthy and happy through outdoor recreation.

We look forward to watching the exciting ideas generated at Partners Outdoors 2010 grow!

Partners Outdoors 2010 Meeting Materials

All Partners Outdoors materials will be available electronically as part of an effort to be more environmentally friendly. By eliminating our traditional meeting books, we will save multiple thousands of sheets of paper. Each meeting participant will instead receive a Partners Outdoors 2010 flash drive or CD pre-loaded with meeting materials.

Come on Out: Making People at Home in the Outdoors

Making America's Cities into Gateways to the Great Outdoors

Healthy People/Healthy Places: Building the Link

Background Readings and Information

Federal Resources