“Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there.”

– Gary Snyder

Meet Our Community Partners

1% for the Planet

 Discover Outdoors Foundation is a proud member of 1% for the Planet, whose mission is to build, support, and activate an alliance of businesses, consumers, and nonprofits who are financially committed to creating a healthy planet.

National Park Service

The fundamental purpose of the NPS is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wildlife therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. Discover Outdoors Foundation has introduced hundreds of students to our national parks each year.

New York State Outdoor Education Association

Discover Outdoors Foundation is proud to be a member of NYSOEA, the professional organization that promotes interdisciplinary life-long learning in, for, and about the outdoors and that seeks to inspire appreciation of the environment by all people.

Hudson River Park Trust

The Hudson River Park Trust is charged with the design, construction and operation of the five-mile Hudson River Park in New York City. The Discover Outdoors Foundation and Hudson River Park Trust have collaborated on new educational programming utilizing the green space in Manhattan.

New York City Department of Education

The New York City Department of Education is the largest system of public schools in the United States, serving about 1.1 million students in over 1,700 schools. Discover Outdoors Foundation is proud to be an official vendor for the NYC DOE.

Children & Nature Network

The Children & Nature Network is leading the movement to connect all children, their families, and communities to nature through innovative ideas, evidence-based resources and tools, broad-based collaboration, and support of grassroots leadership. Discover Outdoors Foundation is a proud Network Partner in these efforts.