As environmental educators, we don’t shy away from the sticky, smelly, slimy, or suspicious. In response to our call for writing on environmental firsts, Kristina Meek shares a vivid memory of holding a pudgy, brown toad….and having it pee on her. Turns out, gross doesn’t always equal bad—and sometimes, it’s even the beginning of a lifelong passion.
In this eeBLUE Watershed Chronicles blog post, Kirsi Johnson from St. Lucie County, Florida, Environmental Resources Department and Oxbow Eco-Center shares how they were able to bring meaningful watershed experiences to students despite limitations caused by COVID-19.
How did one of the largest cities in Japan with a population of 3.75 million reduce garbage waste production by 43%? This GEEP case study sets out to investigate exactly how the Eco-Picture Diary Environmental Education Project reduced waste through effective environmental education.
Where were the first steps you remember taking outdoors? As a child, did you find yourself mesmerized by summer fireflies or with the icicles of winter? Reflections on early environmental experiences can provide EE professionals with renewed motivation. Share your memories and the values gained, by writing a blog post on eePRO!
In collaboration with NAAEE, Duke University is highlighting recent research on relevant topics to help EE practitioners learn from academic literature. This month, learn about positive conservation outcomes to celebrate a recent research project funded by eeWORKS.