The RuralRISE Summit is an annual gathering of people and organizations working to increase opportunities and prosperity for small and rural communities across the United States. Organizers are inviting (short) proposals for Quick Pitches, crisp 5-minute overviews of a program or project that is scalable, repeatable, and has been successful in your rural community. Have a great story to tell? Proposals due July 1.
For this month’s forum, the Natural Start Alliance invited representatives from Minnesota Early Childhood Outdoors (MnECO), to share their recent success in partnering with the Minnesota Department of Education to develop outdoor learning resources for all early childhood educators.
In 2021, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth and [their] partners in the Kentucky Just Transition Coalition knocked on thousands of doors to talk with Kentuckians living in urban, small city, and rural communities about the climate crisis.
ESG, or environmental, social, and governance scoring relies on independent ratings that help you assess a company’s behavior and policies when it comes to environmental performance, social impact and governance issues. This blog covers the basics of ESG, including applications related to climate-change and pollution.
All three Environmental Journalism (Photography, Writing, Videography) courses are opening on Friday, May 20th and will be available until Monday, June 20th. Based on the Young Reporters for the Environment four-step methodology, these courses are a great way to learn about how you can use journalism to raise awareness of environmental issues in your community!
If you would like to enrol in an Environmental Journalism course, please use the enrollment key: Summer2022!
Date and Time:
Friday, May 20, 2022, 8:35am to Monday, June 20, 2022, 8:35am
Youth-led action and nature-based solutions for climate mitigation are the focus of two programs at the National Wildlife Federation. Read how fieldwork and research are powering the students' next steps.
NAAEE is looking to contract with an enthusiastic and detail-oriented individual to provide support for the Coalition for Climate Education Policy. The estimated time commitment is 10 hours per week through December 2022, with the possibility of an extension. This is a remote position, with a preference for someone in the DC area.
Parley for the Oceans is an organization that focuses on attacking the problem of plastic pollution in the oceans. In 2019 we started the environmental education project, “Fighting Marine and Coastal Plastic Pollution.” This project empowered students to gather information about the types of plastics that are being used in Cancún households, raise awareness about reducing plastic consumption and pollution, and measure the behavioral changes that this program activated across 103 households.
This 4-week online course (May 16 - June 12, 2022) is about creating partnerships between environmental education programs and community members who aim to achieve shared goals through stewardship or advocacy.
Date and Time:
Monday, May 16, 2022, 12:00pm to Sunday, June 12, 2022, 12:00pm
NAAEE endorses the No Child Left Inside Act of 2022, introduced into the House and Senate on April 7, and calls on the environmental education community to rally around this groundbreaking legislation.
Civic and Environmental Education (CEE) Change Fellow, Mandy Baily, discusses her CAP partnership with Community Voices, Informed Choices (CIVIC), a collaborative Extension program in Florida that seeks to build community capacity to address challenging issues, such as land use throughout Florida and water quality in the impaired Indian River Lagoon on the east-central Florida coast.