eePRO Feed: Connecting to Nature

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Learning

Central Region (MA) 2022 Summer Professional Development Institute for Grade 6-12 Educators

Date and Time:

Monday, July 11, 2022, 8:30am to Friday, July 15, 2022, 3:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Saturday, June 18, 2022, 4:30pm

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Learning

Berkshire Region (MA) 2022 Summer Professional Development Institute for Grades 3-8 Educators

Date and Time:

Monday, July 25, 2022, 8:30am to Friday, July 29, 2022, 3:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Saturday, June 18, 2022, 4:30pm

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Great Nature Jobs at Mountain Air
Job

Great job - Outdoor Center Host in the North Carolina mountains! Not just in the mountains, actually on top of one! Mountain Air's Outdoor Discovery Center is a private indoor nature walk, wildlife resource center, and the community's gateway to all kinds of outdoor adventures and learning. Applicants must be comfortable and confident working in a country club environment.

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Burnsville, NC
United States
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Blog

This is the seventh of a series of eight discussions on principles, processes, and strategies involved in early childhood education, including environmental education. There is cultural capital in education and there is biophilia capital in education to the environment in early childhood. The habitus represents a child's environment with everything in it and this is where the genesis of child development lies.

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Blog

The ocean and marine environment face many challenges, including overfishing, pollution, temperature increases, the introduction of invasive species, and more. The BLAKE New Zealand (NZ) Virtual Reality (VR) program was launched in 2019 to connect young people with oceans and the marine environment in order to promote ocean stewardship. Read about the BLAKE NZ-VR project in this new GEEP Case Study.

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Learning

This is a 4-day field trip where students will practice nesting protocols and techniques at a key nesting beach in the Yucatán Peninsula taught by Dr. Melania C. López-Castro, Coordinator of the Sea Turtle Conservation Program at Pronatura Península de Yucatán.

Date and Time:

Sunday, July 10, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, July 15, 2022, 6:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, June 19, 2022, 11:59pm

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Rolland Smith shares how nature is an integral part of our being and how we are nature. That perspective helps us think that "all things are truly connected." Seeing, feeling, and knowing makes us better citizens of our world.

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Resource

A deep dive into our hidden resource: 41% of the water used in Arizona comes from the ground and, in most areas, it is their only source of water. Understanding groundwater is of utmost importance to our continued survival in the arid southwest!

Resource Category:

Website, Classroom, Media, Video
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RiSC Dune Grass Planting. Photo credit: Teri Brennan
Blog

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.

Job

NAAEE seeks volunteers to review proposals for the 51st Annual Conference and 19th Annual Research Symposium. Reviewers should have at least five years of experience in the field.

Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 5:00pm

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United States
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Opportunity

The NAAEE 2022 Call for Presentations is open! Join us in Tucson, Arizona for the annual Research Symposium (October 11–12) and Conference (October 12–15).

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 12:00am

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Opportunity

The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections Education Sessional Committee is hosting a virtual Natural History Education DemoCamp. Presenter registration is open until May 30th and general registration will be open up until the event and is free for all attendees.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 11:00am