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Kerry McClay is the national director for SnowSchool, a winter outdoor adventure program for kids that combines the science of snow with the fun of snowshoeing and connecting with nature. I speak with Kerry about why he believes that a snowy and wild environment is the perfect place to inspire kids about nature, STEM learning, and the excitement of outdoor winter recreation.

Kerry was one of the key leaders that spearheaded the effort to build and grow a successful SnowSchool program at the Bogus Basin Nordic Center.

To get involved with the Bogus Basin SnowSchool email snowschool@bogusbasin.org and visit the SnowSchool website to learn more about the national SnowSchool program or get in touch with Kerry.

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Cailin O’Brien-Feeney Cailin-OBrien-Feeney-photo-e1319561496671-300x300joins me to discuss the work of Winter Wildlands Alliance to bring balance to the backcountry between human powered winter enthusiasts, snowmobiles, and winter wildlife habitat. Winter Wildlands was instrumental in the creation of a new federal policy to manage motorized winter recreation on national forest land and this new Over-Snow Vehicle Rule mandates the development of winter travel management plans on forests across the Snowbelt.

Image result for winter wildlands allianceCailin will break down the rule and the issues behind it for us and give us a peak into the approach and strategies of Winter Wildlands Alliance.

You can also check out WWA’s Backcountry Film Festival and SnowSchool Program.

Listen to the 30 minute podcast below.

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