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Video: Obama's Great Outdoors Initiative

Watch Obama talk about the importance of our wild lands and his plan to get more Americans outdoors

Last Friday, President Obama announced his Great Outdoors Initiative, a comprehensive plan to conserve more wilderness, get more Americans outside, and help shore up jobs in the process.

Whitehouse.gov has now posted Obama's full speech and signing of the initiative. Check it out below:




Also, this week is still a fee-free week in our national parks. If you're sitting in an office right now, I think you've got better things to do outside—I know I do. Later!

—Ted Alvarez

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hunter
May 03, 2010

Busy signing bills to divert attention from the lack of action ib the oil mess in the gulf coast. What a fraud.

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