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Great American Backyard Campout

Thousands of people across the country gather in backyards, neighborhoods, and communities on the fourth Saturday in June to experience the great outdoors.

The Great American Backyard campout is an annual fundraising event designed to raise awareness of the health benefits of outdoor activity and support NWF's work to connect kids and nature. Register today >>  

Visit year-round for camping tips, recipes and other activities to make your next campout an outdoor adventure! 


Great Lakes
Regional Center

Since 1982, the Great Lakes Regional Center has been a leader in protecting the Great Lakes for the wildlife and humans that depend on this invaluable resource.

213 W. Liberty St., Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: 734-769-3351

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Swim Long and Spawn
Swim Long is helping Give Fish a HandTM by donating 5% of profits from Slap the Carp t-shirts the NWF Great Lakes Regional Center.