Krista Langlois, Sierra Club

Krista Langlois

Sierra Club

Durango, CO, United States

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  • Pacific Standard
  • The Atlantic
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Past articles by Krista:

New Protections for Ancient Trees

Biden administration halts old-growth logging in the Tongass National Forest → Read More

How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change

Here’s what to do when your little one brings up sea-level rise, extinction, wildfires, and other ecological griefs → Read More

We Need More Campsites

A shortage of places to camp is hurting the environment and limiting diversity in the outdoors. But there are some innovative solutions on the table. → Read More

No, Kids Don’t Need Instagram

Facebook is developing a new app for children, and advocates think it’s a terrible idea → Read More

‘Fatima’s Great Outdoors’ Is an Adventure Tale for All

Ambreen Tariq of Brown People Camping wrote a children’s book that tells the story of an immigrant family’s first camping trip and expands the canon of outdoor literature for kids → Read More

How to Get an Entire State Hooked on Skiing

The nonprofit Skiku has brought Nordic skiing to thousands of Native kids in Alaska, where access to the sport has historically been limited → Read More

A Simple Plan to Get Your Family Outside More Often

The 1000 Hours Outside project is based on a straightforward and very attainable goal: to help kids spend as much time outdoors as they do in front of screens → Read More

Gear to Get Your Toddler Outside All Year Long

With the right clothing, tools, and toys, your family can be happy and comfortable out there anytime → Read More

50 Family Adventures Across the U.S. for 2021

A new travel book offers an inspiring reminder of possibilities at a moment when we really need it → Read More

The Secret to Happy Family Camping Is a Canoe

Plan a last-minute fall or winter trip, start scheming for next summer, or just rent a canoe and go for a long day paddle close to home → Read More

A 15-Week Exercise Plan for Kids and Families

With at-home schooling the norm in many areas, we put together a P.E. plan for a full semester of fun and creative movement → Read More

Want Your Kids to Feel Safe? Let Them Build Forts.

Building a shelter in nature is fun, encourages creativity, and offers an emotional refuge in uncertain times → Read More

What Kids Can Learn from Ashima Shiraishi's Many Falls

By depicting how she breaks a seemingly insurmountable challenge into manageable steps, Shiraishi's story encourages kids to be tenacious and thoughtful in solving their own problems → Read More

8 of Our Favorite Adventuremobile Rental Companies

Want a taste of sleeping in a warm vehicle? Start with one of these rental companies. → Read More

Summer at America’s national parks kicks off with long lines and crowded trails

Despite efforts to limit visitors, some national parks are getting slammed. So what’s next? → Read More

This New Sing-Along Album Brings Campfire Vibes Indoors

From ballads inspired by outdoor adventures to neighborhood singalongs, the band's new album makes staying home with kids more fun. → Read More

Throw Your Kids a Quarantine Campout

I realized that if we wanted more of the unplugged, mindful togetherness we usually get through camping, we'd have to create it ourselves—at home. → Read More

For Now, You Can Still Take Your Kids Outside

Although coronavirus has shuttered schools and events across the country, outdoor spaces can be a healthy outlet for families—but it's important to stay informed and cautious. → Read More

The Push to Get More Girls on Bikes

Like many outdoor sports, cycling struggles with gender equality. In Colorado, a handful of youth organizations are trying to change that. → Read More

11 Books Every Parent Needs to Raise Adventurous Kids

Eleven books that will inspire you to gear up your kids for an afternoon in the snow or start planning your next big trip. → Read More