Know Nature Campaign

By Becky McDonald
DENVER May 3 The Foundation For Nature (FFN) anounced yesterday that television actor Marissa Haverly will be the primary spokesperson for its new Know Nature Campaign .The campaign ,which will be launched later this month, will support forest preservation efforts across the United States by sponsoring educational events in public parks.

We're very pleased to have Ms.Haverly on board , says Douglas Jefferies, president of FFN She has long been oustpoken adovocate for the outdoors,For the last four years,Ms.Haverly has been the executive producer and host of the popular television show Outside in ,which showcases parks,wildlife ,and natural landmarks across the country.

When I was grown up, I went camping with my family every year Ms. Haverly recalls, It was so much fun to eat and sleep outdoors and so peaceful to get away from technology and city life.
But these days, she says,many people take the beauty of their natural surroundings for granted She believes the Know Nature Campaign can help change that. This campaign will provide a fresh perspective for people who have come to think of nature as boring. We've going to get families outside enjoy public parks again.

Ms. Haverly will be joined by recording artists Arrel Pannor and Jack Munford as well as athlete Rob Fielding at the Know Nature Campaign's official launch event at the civic center in Denver Colorado on May 23 Artists such as renowed landscape painter Sean Fay and noted graphic artist Janice Black have produced works of art inspired by nature which will auctioned off at the launch event.
Proceeds will go to FFN forest preservation programs nationwide.