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Opportunity

Students are asked to submit an original poster that creatively depicts the importance of developing new technologies to support a green transition of the maritime sector into a sustainable future while leaving no one behind.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 12:00am

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, March 31, 2022, 12:00am

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Are you excited about becoming an ambassador for climate storytelling in your community? Join Climate Stories Project and participants from around the world for a training series to learn about climate storytelling, develop interview skills, and record and share climate stories!

Date and Time:

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 12:00pm

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Opportunity

Zakhia Grant from EcoRise will present on strategies and tools to support teachers, students, and community Environmental Justice lessons create a foundation for understanding of Environmental Justice history and concepts and explore how leadership, community action, and policy change can bring long-overdue justice.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 1:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 2:00pm

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Join us on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 10:00 - 11:00 PT (Pacific Time), for our second Meet the Moment event! As a part of our Redford Center Stories program, don't miss this wonderful opportunity for you and your students to connect with our panelists, including filmmaker Alizé Carrère, curator from the California Academy of Sciences Mike Schmitt, and more!

Date and Time:

Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Opportunity

On January 18th, 19th, and 20th, the GreenLatinos 2021-2022 Winter National Summit will virtually bring together hundreds of the top national Latino/a/x environmental and conservation champions from across the country for relationship building, development of partnerships and collaborations, issue education, and professional training.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 12:00pm to Thursday, January 20, 2022, 7:00pm

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Opportunity

The IEN-WMAN Mining Mini-Grant Program offers financial assistance to communities that are adversely affected by mining in the US and/or Canada. The deadline to apply is February 1, 2022.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 5:00pm

Opportunity

Are you excited about becoming an ambassador for climate storytelling in your community? Join Climate Stories Project and participants from around the world for a training series to learn about climate storytelling, develop interview skills, and record and share climate stories!

Date and Time:

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 12:00pm

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Opportunity

Join YMCA Camp Thunderbird for our fourth annual Piedmont OE/EE Conference. We welcome all educators and programmers in the greater Charlotte area to gather with us on February 21, 2022.

Date and Time:

Monday, February 21, 2022, 8:00am

Organization: 
Redford Center Stories
Redford Center Stories
Opportunity

The Final Challenge of Redford Center Stories invites students to submit a 90-second video using inspiration and storytelling skills cultivated throughout the learning journey. The Redford Center invites students to tell their story, raise their voice, and help change the conversation about environmentalism and environmental justice to help move more people into action.

Date and Time:

Monday, February 28, 2022, 12:00am to Monday, March 21, 2022, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, April 22, 2022, 11:59pm

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Opportunity

The Science Without Borders® Challenge is an international art contest open to primary and secondary school students 11-19 years old, with scholarships of up to $500 awarded to the winning entries. The 2022 theme is "Ridge to Reef." The deadline is Monday, March 7, 2022.

Date and Time:

Monday, March 7, 2022, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, March 7, 2022, 11:59pm

Opportunity

The next World Environmental Education Congress will occur March 14-18, 2022 in Prague, Czech Republic AND online. This is an international gathering of researchers and practitioners dedicated to high quality environmental education. Field trips to local nonformal EE sites will complement presentations, posters, and plenaries. Plan now to make a contribution by completing a proposal and submitting it by August 31!

Date and Time:

Monday, March 14, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, March 18, 2022, 5:00pm

Opportunity

After two years of virtual events, we invite you to join us in-person at the 2022 Wisconsin Lakes and Rivers Convention in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, April 6-8.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 8:00am to Friday, April 8, 2022, 5:00pm

Opportunity

The 17th annual Endangered Species Day will take place on Friday, May 20th, 2022 and nonprofits, schools, museums, parks, agencies, and other organizations will hold special events and activities celebrating and educating people about threatened and endangered species. Teachers are encouraged to participate by organizing special lessons or activities for their classes.

Date and Time:

Friday, May 20, 2022, 8:00am

Opportunity

The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office is announcing the availability of approximately $1.35 million in funding for new NOAA Chesapeake Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) grants through two funding opportunities. Projects supported by these funding opportunities will support school districts efforts to deliver Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) to students, help school districts increase their capacity to facilitate environmental education, and advance statewide environmental literacy initiatives.

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, March 3, 2022, 11:59pm

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Opportunity

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is issuing a Request for Proposal to update educational materials. As called for in Pennsylvania’s first-ever Litter Action Plan, announced by Governor Tom Wolf on November 22, 2021, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is looking for a contractor to update their antilitter curriculum, which focuses on changing littering behavior by influencing positive behavior through education. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s comprehensive litter research, the Pennsylvania Litter Research Study and The Cost of Littering and illegal Dumping in Pennsylvania, informed the development of the Litter Action Plan. As part of the Litter Action Plan, the goal is to launch the revised materials publicly, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, on Earth Day 2023. Proposal Submission Deadline is February 15, 2022.

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 5:00pm

Opportunity

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) Matching Awards Program (MAP) provides funding for results-oriented on-the-ground projects that enhance forest health and outdoor experiences on National Forests and Grasslands.

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 11:59pm

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Opportunity

The Global Youth Science Partnership, created by the Global Council for Science and the Environment, will bring together youth citizens with scientists across all disciplines to strengthen youth activism on complex global environmental and societal challenges with clear scientific evidence.

Opportunity

A forthcoming (January 2023) special issue of the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership will explore topics that address outdoor recreation and education’s role in fostering a culture of sustainability. Authors are invited to submit regular papers; essays, practices, and commentaries; and research notes. Deadline for manuscript submission: May 1, 2022

Opportunity

Applications are open for entry into the 2022-2023 cohort of the Master of Science in Environmental Education degree program at Southern Oregon University (SOU), which is accredited by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).

Registration Deadline:

Monday, January 17, 2022, 8:00pm

Opportunity

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) invites you to participate in the prestigious environment examination, ‘GREEN Olympiad’ – India’s premier annual school initiative being organized since 1999. The examination serves a dual purpose of testing the environment quotient of students and enhancing their understanding about issues related to sustainable development.

Date and Time:

Monday, November 15, 2021, 8:00pm to Sunday, December 12, 2021, 8:00am

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 12:00pm

Opportunity

The Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) is launching the GEEP Africa Hub at #COP26 on November 11 with guest speakers from Taiwan, the United States, Northern Ireland, South Africa, Botswana, Mauritius, and Nigeria. All in-person and virtual attendees are welcome.

Date and Time:

Thursday, November 11, 2021, 10:00am

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Outdoors & Engaged Nov 10 Webinar
Opportunity

Join us on Nov. 10 (6-7:30P, Pacific) for a special virtual discussion exploring opportunities and challenges in education outdoors featuring insights from educators.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 9:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 5:00pm

Address:

Virtual
Virtual, OR 97204
United States
2021 Ocean Literacy Summit
Opportunity

The Ocean Literacy Summit is a biennial conference that brings together educators and scientists from across New England and surrounding states for the purpose of sharing new marine science and oceanographic developments along with new approaches and successful programs for teaching ocean science in both school and informal educational settings. To demonstrate the power of collaboration and communication among professionals in these sectors, all of the Summit’s concurrent sessions feature scientists and educators as co-presenters.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 8:30am to Thursday, November 11, 2021, 4:00pm