Online Courses

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James Verdier, Senior Editor of BioScience, teaches early-career researchers skills for high-impact, immediate engagement with readers, including decision-makers, colleagues, and members of the lay public.

Date and Time:

Monday, March 14, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, April 22, 2022, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, March 13, 2022, 11:59pm

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Want to teach in a forest or nature-based school? Join us in person for an intensive five-day training experience to become a certified nature-based educator! This five-day, 36-hour course provides in-depth study of best practices in nature-based early childhood education to prepare you for meaningful outdoor learning experiences. We draw from experienced educators with diverse perspectives to help you hone your own approaches to nature-based ECE. Whet

Date and Time:

Monday, June 27, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, July 1, 2022, 4:00pm

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Online Feb-May 2022. The Tea Project is a standards-based initiative in which elementary school children experience the plant cycle, weather and seasons, and develop self-care, empathy, body awareness, mindfulness, and science observation skills through the lens of growing and preparing perennial healing herbs.

Date and Time:

Monday, February 14, 2022, 6:30pm to Saturday, June 11, 2022, 10:00am

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, February 3, 2022, 11:59pm

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Join us to hear, first hand, how the Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee began in a degraded park, with the ambition of a few teachers to show kids from nearby schools how to discover nature in their neighborhood.

Date and Time:

Thursday, March 3, 2022, 12:00pm to Thursday, March 31, 2022, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, February 28, 2022, 6:00pm

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This free microlearning course delves into the most important factors to consider when selecting sustainable food products in order to secure a healthy and sustainable food future. Structured into bite-sized modules, learners will find it easy to follow and comprehend.

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Using the unique online alternative format approved by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, this LNT Trainer Course will dive into the 'why' of LNT skills and ethics as well as spend considerable time with techniques for effectively facilitating learning opportunities to share these low impact practices with students of all ages.

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This course provides a broad perspective of what wilderness is & how the idea developed, & exposes students to some of the differing values, ethics, & expectations of wilderness held by society. It offers an account of the origins of the wilderness idea, tracing the beginnings of the conservation movement from the Greek philosophers to today. Students will examine the early history of wilderness preservation that ultimately led to federal protection in the Wilderness Act & how agencies apply it.

Date and Time:

Monday, January 31, 2022, 10:00am to Friday, May 13, 2022, 3:01pm

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 3:02pm

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Learning

James Verdier, Senior Editor of BioScience, teaches early-career researchers skills for high-impact, immediate engagement with readers, including decision-makers, colleagues, and members of the lay public.

Date and Time:

Monday, March 14, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, April 22, 2022, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, March 13, 2022, 11:59pm

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Learning

Want to teach in a forest or nature-based school? Join us in person for an intensive five-day training experience to become a certified nature-based educator! This five-day, 36-hour course provides in-depth study of best practices in nature-based early childhood education to prepare you for meaningful outdoor learning experiences. We draw from experienced educators with diverse perspectives to help you hone your own approaches to nature-based ECE. Whet

Date and Time:

Monday, June 27, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, July 1, 2022, 4:00pm

Learning

Online Feb-May 2022. The Tea Project is a standards-based initiative in which elementary school children experience the plant cycle, weather and seasons, and develop self-care, empathy, body awareness, mindfulness, and science observation skills through the lens of growing and preparing perennial healing herbs.

Date and Time:

Monday, February 14, 2022, 6:30pm to Saturday, June 11, 2022, 10:00am

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, February 3, 2022, 11:59pm

Organization: 
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Learning

Join us to hear, first hand, how the Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee began in a degraded park, with the ambition of a few teachers to show kids from nearby schools how to discover nature in their neighborhood.

Date and Time:

Thursday, March 3, 2022, 12:00pm to Thursday, March 31, 2022, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, February 28, 2022, 6:00pm

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Learning

This course provides a broad perspective of what wilderness is & how the idea developed, & exposes students to some of the differing values, ethics, & expectations of wilderness held by society. It offers an account of the origins of the wilderness idea, tracing the beginnings of the conservation movement from the Greek philosophers to today. Students will examine the early history of wilderness preservation that ultimately led to federal protection in the Wilderness Act & how agencies apply it.

Date and Time:

Monday, January 31, 2022, 10:00am to Friday, May 13, 2022, 3:01pm

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 3:02pm

Learning

OREGON TEACHERS ONLY: By engaging your students with the problems of plastics and the potential of alternatives they can more deeply investigate topics such as Climate Change and Environmental Justice and develop a deeper understanding of real world applications of sustainable invention to solve challenges.

Date and Time:

Monday, June 27, 2022, 5:00pm to Monday, July 11, 2022, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, May 1, 2022, 11:59pm

Learning

Join us to participate in a remote learning course designed to spark student interest and increase self-efficacy in high school chemistry and physical science classes. Through a combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning, participants will walk away with a tool kit of open access resources and access to a network of other like-minded educators in the region. Free for Colorado Educators!

Date and Time:

Monday, February 14, 2022, 5:00pm to Monday, March 7, 2022, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 9:00am

Learning

In this course, we will process raw point location data, estimate home ranges, and conduct habitat assessments using raster land cover data and the open-source software applications QGIS and R.

Date and Time:

Monday, January 3, 2022, 9:00am to Sunday, January 30, 2022, 12:00am

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, January 2, 2022, 12:00am

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This free microlearning course delves into the most important factors to consider when selecting sustainable food products in order to secure a healthy and sustainable food future. Structured into bite-sized modules, learners will find it easy to follow and comprehend.

Learning

Using the unique online alternative format approved by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, this LNT Trainer Course will dive into the 'why' of LNT skills and ethics as well as spend considerable time with techniques for effectively facilitating learning opportunities to share these low impact practices with students of all ages.

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BSCS Science Learning is offering free, online professional learning course our new Invitations to Inquiry with FieldScope lesson materials, which get students working with real-world data from citizen science projects using FieldScope. These lessons are designed to support educators and students in sensemaking using scientific data, making progress toward the NGSS practices of analyzing and interpreting data and constructing explanations.

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The Environmental Education and Leadership online certificate program at Goucher provides graduate level knowledge and training to develop and enhance environmental education and leadership skills for formal and non-formal educators, curators, conservation and environmental program managers, policy-makers, and anyone who wants to gain knowledge and skills to advance or start a career in environmental education.

1 learning hour
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Registration is free and there will be plenty of draw prizes for attendees! Workshops are 60 minutes and will take place on Thursdays at 4pm PST / 7pm EST. For those who can’t attend live these will each be recorded and posted on the bottom of our webpage. Following the workshop, participants will receive a link through which they can access a certificate of attendance. If you can’t attend the live workshop you can still request a certificate after you watch the recording.

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American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus)
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Learn from world-class National Geographic photographers, videographers, and visual designers in a series of FREE Storytelling for Impact online courses. Created in partnership with Adobe, this series for educators and youth ages 16–25 will teach how to use compelling photography, video, graphics, and audio to tell stories in the most impactful ways to inspire change.

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30 learning hours
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Presidio Graduate School is excited to offer Climate Change Essentials for All Educators. This nine-week program is designed to engage and equip elementary, middle, and high school teachers with the tools needed to successfully incorporate climate change into their classrooms, regardless of grade level, subject, or state standards.

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Learn the basic concepts of statistical programming in R. Examples used in learning are tailored to the needs of students, researchers, and professionals in wildlife- and ecology-related disciplines.

Date and Time:

Monday, December 27, 2021, 9:00am to Sunday, January 23, 2022, 12:00am

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, December 26, 2021, 12:00am

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An introductory course for students interested in applying GIS as a tool to help answer important questions in the natural sciences, or for those with ArcGIS experience looking to transition to an Open-Source platform.

Date and Time:

Monday, December 20, 2021, 9:00am to Sunday, January 16, 2022, 12:00am

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, December 19, 2021, 12:00am

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This course is for students and professionals interested in learning about all aspects of capturing and immobilizing wild animals using a variety of techniques and drugs. This course is also the prerequisite for a 4-day FIELD COURSE designed to provide students a one-of-a-kind, hands-on learning experience capturing and chemically immobilizing wolves, bears, cougars, elk, and other wildlife at the Wildlife Science Center (WSC) in Stacy, MN.

Date and Time:

Monday, December 13, 2021, 9:00am to Sunday, January 16, 2022, 12:00am

Registration Deadline:

Monday, December 6, 2021, 12:00am

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Learn the basic concepts of data science in R. Examples used in learning are tailored to the needs of students, researchers, and professionals in wildlife- and ecology-related disciplines.

Date and Time:

Monday, December 13, 2021, 9:00am to Sunday, January 9, 2022, 12:00am

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, December 12, 2021, 12:00am

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This two-week online course offered by the Organization for Tropical Studies will teach you how to use the world's openly accessible and cutting-edge satellite data to address pressing conservation questions!

Date and Time:

Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 11:00am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, November 5, 2021, 8:00pm

Learning

Following the Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation (Online) 3-week course, students have the option to take the additional 4-day intensive field course, which consists of in-person demonstrations and activities. The field course will take place at Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary on Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Date and Time:

Monday, November 1, 2021, 9:00am

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Learn to paint a broad, research and data-based picture of the economic effects of your farmland protection and food system programs—and how to tell that story to support advocacy, fundraising, agriculture-based economic development, and stronger community relationships. Five weekly video conferences + one-on-one coaching session, Oct. 14 - Nov. 11, 2021.

Date and Time:

Thursday, October 14, 2021, 2:00pm to Thursday, November 11, 2021, 3:00pm

Learning

Are you interested in building your organization's evaluation capacity? Join us in the upcoming Collective Outcomes Evaluation Online Workshop Series presented by CAEE and Point b(e) Strategies.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 11:00am to Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 1:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, October 4, 2021, 5:00pm

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Making Moves: Creating Conservation Movements
Learning

The "Making Moves: Creating Conservation Movements" online course guides practitioners through exact steps to apply behavioral insights and design outreach plans that motivates audiences to take action & make changes that benefit the planet.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 8:00am to Friday, November 19, 2021, 1:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, September 19, 2021, 9:00pm

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