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NAAEE Members are invited to submit nominations to recognize the positive contributions of individuals and organizations in the field of EE. Awardees will be recognized at the Annual NAAEE Conference. The deadline for 2018 award nominations is August 3.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, August 3, 2018, 11:59pm

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The Wildlife Center of Virginia invites you to the 23rd Annual Call of the Wild conference on wildlife rehabilitation November 16-18, 2018 at the Best Western Inn & Suites Conference Center in Waynesboro, VA. Wildlife rehabilitators, veterinary professionals, wildlife biologists, environmental educators, and wildlife enthusiasts from Virginia and beyond will share ideas and knowledge that can benefit wildlife, the environment, and the continually evolving field of wildlife rehabilitation. The conference is sponsored by the Wildlife Center of Virginia, one of the nation’s leading teaching and research hospitals for native wildlife, and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries [VDGIF]. More information can be found online. http://wildlifecenter.org/call-wild-conference

Date and Time:

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11:59pm to Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 11:59pm

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University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School Professional Residency for Masters Degree in Natural Resources McCall, ID Program highlights include: - Hands-on teaching experience - Graduate level courses in ecology, place-based education, leadership, and science communication - Experience in outdoor science school and non-profit operations - Community living in a spectacular natural environment - Scholarship funding to support a commitment to diversity and inclusion

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Expected to draw approximately 2,000 participants, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE’s) annual conference is the largest stage in North America to exchange effective models, policies, research, collaborations and transformative actions that advance sustainability in higher education and surrounding communities. We invite you to join us and share your knowledge, achievements and ideas.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 8:00am to Friday, October 5, 2018, 2:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 17, 2018, 11:59pm

Opportunity

The University of Michigan's School for Environment and Sustainability is hosting Galaxy 2018 from June 7-9, our inaugural annual Sustainability Learning Exchange. Held in beautiful Ann Arbor, MI, the conference features a three-day, hands-on Case Innovation Studio in which participants workshop their existing research/educational materials into multimedia cases for more effective training, outreach, and communication.

Date and Time:

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 8:30am to Saturday, June 9, 2018, 9:00pm

Opportunity

The Environmental Education Association of Oregon will be holding their Environmental Education Conference, "Exploring Our Connections through Environmental Education", September 28-30 in Canby, Oregon. The conference brings together educators from across Oregon for professional development, networking, and inspiration.

Date and Time:

Friday, September 28, 2018, 7:00pm to Sunday, September 30, 2018, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Saturday, September 1, 2018, 12:00am

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Decoding the Weather Machine
Opportunity

Are you interested in starting a conversation about climate change in your community? Sign up to host a community screening of NOVA's newest climate change film, Decoding the Weather Machine, and receive a free DVD and screening guide to help plan your event every step of the way , from advertising to execution.

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OLE Conference
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The Iowa Conservation Education Coalition and Prairie Rivers of Iowa invite educators, conservationists, community leaders, landscapers, and others that value outdoor education to our inaugural Outdoor Learning Environments Conference, June 18-19 at Gateway Hotel & Conference Center in Ames, Iowa!

Date and Time:

Monday, June 18, 2018, 8:00am to Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 4:00pm

Address:

2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014
United States
Ocean Awareness Student Contest
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Students ages 11-18 from around the world are invited to submit visual art, poetry, prose, film, and music that explore the 2018 Ocean Awareness Student Contest theme: Our Oceans in a Changing Climate.

Date and Time:

Monday, September 18, 2017, 12:00am to Monday, June 18, 2018, 12:00am

Opportunity

Join the New England Ocean Science Education Collaborative (NEOSEC) for two days of engaging workshops, field trips, network building opportunities, and speakers during the 7th biennial Ocean Literacy (OL) Summit! This year's Summit will take place in Boston, MA, on November 15 and 16, 2018, hosted by the University of Massachusetts at Boston and Northeastern University Marine Science Center. The focus of the 2018 Ocean Literacy Summit will be Ocean Literacy Principle #2: The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of Earth. The call for 2018 OL Summit presenters is now open! Professional scientists, informal and formal educators, environmental consultants, government officials, graduate students, resource managers, citizen scientists, and facilitators of citizen science are invited to present their work on the second day of the Summit (November 16, 2018). Apply to co-present during break out sessions, give a lightning talk, or present a poster. Presentation proposals can be submitted here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2018ol2.

Date and Time:

Monday, April 16, 2018, 11:38am to Friday, June 1, 2018, 11:59pm

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The Wildlife Center of Virginia invites you to the 23rd Annual Call of the Wild conference on wildlife rehabilitation November 16-18, 2018 at the Best Western Inn & Suites Conference Center in Waynesboro, VA. Wildlife rehabilitators, veterinary professionals, wildlife biologists, environmental educators, and wildlife enthusiasts from Virginia and beyond will share ideas and knowledge that can benefit wildlife, the environment, and the continually evolving field of wildlife rehabilitation. The conference is sponsored by the Wildlife Center of Virginia, one of the nation’s leading teaching and research hospitals for native wildlife, and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries [VDGIF]. More information can be found online. http://wildlifecenter.org/call-wild-conference

Date and Time:

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11:59pm to Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 11:59pm

Opportunity

The University of Michigan's School for Environment and Sustainability is hosting Galaxy 2018 from June 7-9, our inaugural annual Sustainability Learning Exchange. Held in beautiful Ann Arbor, MI, the conference features a three-day, hands-on Case Innovation Studio in which participants workshop their existing research/educational materials into multimedia cases for more effective training, outreach, and communication.

Date and Time:

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 8:30am to Saturday, June 9, 2018, 9:00pm

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OLE Conference
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The Iowa Conservation Education Coalition and Prairie Rivers of Iowa invite educators, conservationists, community leaders, landscapers, and others that value outdoor education to our inaugural Outdoor Learning Environments Conference, June 18-19 at Gateway Hotel & Conference Center in Ames, Iowa!

Date and Time:

Monday, June 18, 2018, 8:00am to Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 4:00pm

Address:

2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014
United States
Opportunity

Deadlines for Submission to the Immersive Learning Research Network Conference in Montana on June 24-29, 2018 has been extended to March 15th! This conference will include a special track on Environmental Science and Immersive Learning (ES&IL).

Date and Time:

Sunday, June 24, 2018, 8:00am to Friday, June 29, 2018, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 11:55pm

Opportunity

This year the Immersive Learning Research Network Conference in Montana on June 24-29, 2018 will have a special track on Environmental Science and Immersive Learning (ES&IL). Deadlines for submission: • Full papers submission deadline: February 15th, 2018 • Short papers and posters submission deadline: March 15th, 2018

Date and Time:

Sunday, June 24, 2018, 11:59pm to Friday, June 29, 2018, 11:59pm

Opportunity

Funding available for K-12 educators to join the 2018 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest for professional development focusing on inquiry, conservation, and sustainability. Scholarship applications due by Feb. 1, 2018

Date and Time:

Sunday, July 1, 2018, 8:00am to Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 11:59pm

Opportunity

Participate in a highly dynamic, fun, and useful residential program in EE next July at the historic Hog Island Audubon Camp in Maine. National Audubon Society is accepting letters of interest from Teachers of Color to attend this 6-day program, July 15-20, in mid-coast Maine. Scholarships are worth about 90% of the total program fees. Participants bear travel costs to and from Maine.

Date and Time:

Sunday, July 15, 2018, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, July 20, 2018, 12:00pm

Opportunity

NAAEE Members are invited to submit nominations to recognize the positive contributions of individuals and organizations in the field of EE. Awardees will be recognized at the Annual NAAEE Conference. The deadline for 2018 award nominations is August 3.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, August 3, 2018, 11:59pm

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University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School Professional Residency for Masters Degree in Natural Resources McCall, ID Program highlights include: - Hands-on teaching experience - Graduate level courses in ecology, place-based education, leadership, and science communication - Experience in outdoor science school and non-profit operations - Community living in a spectacular natural environment - Scholarship funding to support a commitment to diversity and inclusion

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Decoding the Weather Machine
Opportunity

Are you interested in starting a conversation about climate change in your community? Sign up to host a community screening of NOVA's newest climate change film, Decoding the Weather Machine, and receive a free DVD and screening guide to help plan your event every step of the way , from advertising to execution.

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Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit, is accepting applications for its 2018-2019 National Youth Advisory Council through June 8, 2018.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, June 8, 2018, 11:59pm

Address:

1010 Washington Blvd.
Stamford, CT 06901
United States
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Apply Now for the Barron Prize – Deadline is April 15! Just a few weeks left to apply for the 2018 Barron Prize! The Barron Prize celebrates inspiring young heroes ages 8 to 18 in the U.S. and Canada who have made a significant positive difference to people and our environment. Each year, fifteen winners each receive a $10,000 cash award to support their service work or higher education. Application deadline is April 15. https://barronprize.org

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, April 15, 2018, 11:59am

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People in audience at PGM ONE Summit
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The organization People of the Global Majority in the Outdoors, Nature, and Environment (PGM ONE) will host a summit in Oakland, CA, from May 23-25, 2018, to convene hundreds of leaders of color who are at the forefront of the environmental movement. The three-day event will give professionals the chance to interact, create, and learn in an inclusive environment focused on racial equity in the field.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 8:00am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, May 25, 2018, 6:00pm

Address:

388 9th St
Oakland, CA 94607
United States
Opportunity

Internationally, there has been increasing emphasis on the Food-Energy-Water-Nexus (FEW-Nexus), including FEW-Nexus educational efforts and education research. In response to this need, the Innovating Teaching and Learning in the Food-Energy-Water-Nexus: Toward a National Collaborative for Food, Energy, & Water Systems Education (NC-FEW) conference will be held May 22-23 in the Washington, D.C. metro area at the Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 8:00am to Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 5:00pm

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Exploring Phenomena
Opportunity

Contact Contra Costa County Office of Education and California Academy of Sciences invite K-12 educators, including administrators (site or district), instructional coaches, and classroom teachers to Exploring Phenomena: Using Science to Figure Things Out in Pleasant Hill, CA on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT).

Date and Time:

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 8:30am to 3:00pm

Opportunity

Antioch University New England and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are hosting the 2018 Local Solutions: Eastern Climate Preparedness Conference on April 30, May 1 and May 2nd 2018 at The Manchester Downtown Hotel in Manchester, NH.

Date and Time:

Monday, April 30, 2018, 7:30am to Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 3:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 3:30pm

Address:

Radison Hotel Manchester Downtown
700 Elm St.
Manchester,, NH 03101
United States
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Opportunity

The 2018 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program is seeking abstracts that address the theme: "Enhancing Communities Through Capacity Building and Technical Assistance." The conference will be held April 25-27 in Washington, DC.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 8:00am to Friday, April 27, 2018, 6:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, December 1, 2017, 11:59pm

Opportunity

The 20th Biennial Australian Association for Environmental Education Conference planning has begun for 2018. The Conference will be held at Southern Cross University at the Gold Coast, with a focus on 'Creating Capacity for Change'. The Conference offers a great opportunity to share ideas with colleagues. Click below to visit the Conference website for more information.

Date and Time:

Sunday, April 1, 2018, 12:00pm to Friday, April 27, 2018, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, July 20, 2018, 12:00pm

Opportunity

Here’s a great no-cost way to gain insights and strategies for enhancing your climate change education work with proven systems thinking methods. The symposium will be held at the Washington, DC, 4-H Conference Center AND live-streamed for those of us outside of the DC area – and there’s no registration fee, so it is genuinely open to all!

Date and Time:

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 8:30am to 5:45pm

Opportunity

The 2018 Systems Thinking Symposium focuses on the application of systems thinking to a wide array of critical challenges facing national and statewide policy makers and water professionals. It highlights critical issues related to water, presenting the USDA-funded ThinkWater initiative as a model for addressing issues vital to our national interest. Attend in-person or remotely via livestream. Registration is free!

Date and Time:

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 8:30am to 5:30pm