The Mapping Inequality Project is the first session in the Environmental Justice (EJ) and Systemic Speaker Series, a newly launched program by the EPA. Register to learn more about this game-changing project.
Sean Russell, an EE 30 Under 30 Changemaker Grantee, shares about his experience piloting a new group of EarthEcho Water Challenge Ambassadors in Puerto Rico to help empower young people to lead water quality monitoring and watershed education programs in their local communities.
The Goals Project is a free global collaboration project for all PreK–Higher Ed classrooms starting on January 25, 2021. Upon joining, you will be assigned a classroom Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and a team of other classrooms for six weeks of guided inquiry and exploration. All learning experiences are designed to be flexible for online, face-to-face, and hybrid learning environments.
Watershed STEM Grantees share stories about how they implement their projects, adapt to challenges, and work collaboratively towards a blue planet in the eeBLUE: Watershed Chronicles blog. This month, we hear how the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies and Kenai Watershed Forum are adapting their partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula.
This training program seeks to enhance young people’s skills and knowledge to be ethical and effective sustainability leaders and implement Earth Charter-inspired projects, contributing towards a more sustainable and peaceful world. Participants of this program will receive an Earth Charter International certificate as recognition of their successful completion of the “Leadership, Sustainability and Ethics” training, as well as an invitation to become an Earth Charter Young Leader.
Date and Time:
Monday, February 1, 2021, 12:15am to Monday, April 12, 2021, 12:15am
Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists (YLACES) provides funding for educators working with youth to do research projects through environmental citizen science. Teachers and informal educators are invited to submit proposals for support to help acquire the scientific instruments or other necessary data collection tools or materials.
We asked our partners, colleagues, and peers to share one takeaway from this year for us all to consider as we strive to advance our work in the environmental education field and more broadly about how we want to help shape a better future—for ourselves and others in 2021.
The Environmental Education Association of Oregon is excited to announce our 2021 Environmental Education Conference on July 29-August 1. We are partnering with Southern Oregon University’s Environmental Education Graduate Program to bring you a hybrid conference with both virtual and in-person sessions.
Date and Time:
Friday, July 30, 2021, 9:00am to Sunday, August 1, 2021, 3:00pm
Occurring on January 5th, join a dialogue on how introduced species provide us with a starting point for an exploration of how ecological education can be an inclusive and just endeavor by considering how words like, “invasive” and “alien” convey cultural concepts that can be designed to be exclusive.
Growing out of our reliance on fossil fuels and into a future in the just, green economy relies on addressing systemic racism and injustice. In the session educators will engage with the voices and ideas of marginalized peoples and frontline communities, and work with other educators to reimagine lessons informed by trauma, anti-racism, and equity at the intersection of climate change.
Multicultural collaborative learning is a powerful force in the Urban Environmental Education and Leadership M.A.Ed. program (UEE) at Antioch University Seattle. We focus on social justice by shaping environmental leadership with a focus on race, diversity and inclusion.
Watershed STEM Grantees share stories about how they implement their projects, adapt to challenges, and work collaboratively towards a blue planet in the eeBLUE: Watershed Chronicles blog. This month, we hear from The Kilo Kai project, built around the idea that biocultural restoration could improve ecosystem functionality and health as a land management practice.
Judy Braus, NAAEE Executive Director, shares silver linings of 2020 in her November letter to the field. Please share the silver linings you’ve discovered and some of the positive stories that have made you smile in the comments below the post.