Blog for Affiliates

Puget Sound Estuarium visitors at low tide with trained naturalist.
Trained Beach Naturalists show up at local beaches during low tide to interpret tidal life and the intertidal ecosystem for the public. Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Estuarium.

This post is part of a series on EE practices for coastal resilience in the United States. In collaboration with NAAEE, Duke University is showcasing EE practices and advice from organizations on each coast while highlighting relevant research to help EE practitioners learn from academic literature.

image of Jeanine Silversmith with medium length dark curly hair, glasses, smiling, and wearing a light gray sweater, standing in front of leafy green trees

Jeanine Silversmith, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Environmental Education Association joined us to discuss the important role advocacy plays in securing the future of environmental education in the state of Rhode Island. Part of that work includes advocating for the successful passage of a climate literacy bill that could help transform environmental education across the state.

Illustration, four people holding puzzle pieces.

Green 2.0's 2021 NGO & Foundation Transparency Report Card offers questions for reflection for all those working in environmental education. If you identify as a young or emerging professional, please join the YEP Group on November 22 for a short conversation about HR practices, including those discussed in the report, such as transparent salary and promotion processes, training and mentoring programs, and diversity and inclusion efforts.

Seven youth in kayaks on lake pose raising paddles above heads and smiling
Flint River Watershed Coalition’s Water and Wonder youth participants kayak on the Thread Lake in the Flint River during a celebratory event.

This month's eeBLUE Watershed Chronicles blog post features Flint River Watershed Coalition's Education Programs Director, Autumn Mitchell, and sets the stage for their pandemic pivots.