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Opportunity

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s (DDCF) Environment Program is launching a new initiative to support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) capacity building in U.S. conservation organizations. Grants of up to $60,000 over two years will be awarded to approximately 11–12 organizations to support activities that allow them to sustain or accelerate their DEI organizational change efforts.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, July 31, 2020, 3:00pm

Opportunity

In light of COVID-19 and with respect to the health and safety of all involved, the Urban Food Systems Symposium, is going virtual. Thanks to innovative technology, this can’t-miss event will continue to offer attendees high-quality professional development content at a lower cost, access to ALL Symposium content and new ways to connect and collaborate with colleagues across the country and the World.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 11:00am to Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 4:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 11:59pm

Opportunity

No Time To Waste. What can be done to lessen the threats to our environment? EarthX challenges you to inspire others through your artwork to become good stewards of our planet. Raise awareness about the environmental issues important to you and move others to take action. Contest open to youth ages 5-22 and closes 1/25/2021. Cash prizes!

Date and Time:

Monday, May 25, 2020, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, January 25, 2021, 12:00am

Address:

4311 Oak Lawn Avenue
Suite 325
Dallas, TX 75219
United States
Organization: 
Opportunity

August 10-12, 2020: Due to COVID19 related public health concerns, this year’s REcharge Academy is moving online. Over three days, educators will explore renewable energy concepts and complete activities from the safety of their homes. At the conclusion Academy, educators will join the ranks of our vast REcharge Instructor network, committing to bringing renewable energy education to their home communities.

Date and Time:

Monday, August 10, 2020, 9:30am to Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 3:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is pleased to announce the availability of funding for organizations with the interest and capacity to work cooperatively with the USFWS to develop hands-on educational and mentoring experiences for youth, young adults and veterans, particularly those from culturally, ethnically and economically diverse backgrounds and underserved communities that traditionally have low participation in conservation and outdoor recreation. Under this program, individuals and/or groups of youth, young adults, and veterans will be introduced to conservation stewardship; rehabilitation activities such as invasive species management and habitat restoration; outdoor recreation; public education and interpretation; disaster response and mitigation; communications; or career opportunities in conservation, natural resource management and related fields.

Date and Time:

Friday, December 27, 2019, 12:00am to Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 12:00am

Organization: 
Opportunity

Submissions sought for Sustainability Journal Special Issue: "Young Children, Nature, and Sustainability: Cultivating a Foundation for Contributions to Sustainability through Nature Experiences and Pedagogies"

Date and Time:

Saturday, January 25, 2020, 8:00am to Friday, January 1, 2021, 8:00am

Opportunity

Many parts of the world are facing severe water crises. The ambitious 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda of the United Nations makes it clear that fresh water is a cross cutting theme across many of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In other words, these societal grand challenges are essentially water-related challenges of too much, too little or too polluted water and adapting to our changing environment.

Date and Time:

Monday, September 7, 2020, 12:20am to Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 5:05pm

Opportunity

The annual Region 10 Tribal Environmental Leader’s Summit is designed for Tribal Administrators, Council Members, or other Tribal Leaders, Indigenous Youth, Environmental staff or technical environmental workers and for any person who lives closely tied to the land, air and water.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 12:00am to Friday, September 25, 2020, 11:55pm

Opportunity

We bring together the coastal restoration and management communities for integrated discussions to explore issues, solutions, and lessons learned in their work. Oral Presentation Submittal Deadline: April 3, 2020 Poster Submittal Deadline: July 17, 2020

Date and Time:

Sunday, October 4, 2020, 12:00am to Thursday, October 8, 2020, 5:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

The American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation is pleased to announce that the call for abstracts to present a talk, speed talk, or poster at the 2020 Student Conference on Conservation Science - New York (SCCS-NY) is now open through April 3!

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 12:50am to Saturday, October 10, 2020, 8:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Saturday, April 4, 2020, 11:59pm

Opportunity

In light of COVID-19 and with respect to the health and safety of all involved, the Urban Food Systems Symposium, is going virtual. Thanks to innovative technology, this can’t-miss event will continue to offer attendees high-quality professional development content at a lower cost, access to ALL Symposium content and new ways to connect and collaborate with colleagues across the country and the World.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 11:00am to Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 4:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 11:59pm

The logo for the EECOM 2020 conference taking place in Toronto on the territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. The logo depicts the two-row wampum belt symbolizing the Dish with One Spoon treaty, and aspects of the city, including the CN Tower, the Rogers Centre, Lake Ontario and various tree species. The conference title, "Exploring the Nature of Cities" and tagline, "Urban Environmental Education in Action" encircle the logo.
EECOM 2020 Exploring the Natures of Cities Logo
Opportunity

The Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) is excited to bring its annual conference to Toronto in 2020! Called "Exploring the Nature of Cities", this national conference is taking place October 21-24, 2020 and is focused on Urban Environmental Education. EECOM 2020 is offered in partnership with EcoSchools Canada (formerly Ontario EcoSchools), the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto, and the TDSB’s Sustainability Office. The Call for Presentations is NOW OPEN until Jan. 31, 2020.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 9:00am to Saturday, October 24, 2020, 6:00pm

Address:

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto
252 Bloor St. W.
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6
Canada
Opportunity

The annual Northeast Sustainability Student Leaders Symposium brings together student sustainability educators/leaders (sometimes called ‘Eco-Reps’) from many different colleges and universities in the Northeast to learn and be inspired by each other for a half-day conference. The SSLS Board of Curators (BOC) is now seeking proposals to host the Fall 2020 symposium.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 11:00am

Organization: 
Opportunity

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s (DDCF) Environment Program is launching a new initiative to support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) capacity building in U.S. conservation organizations. Grants of up to $60,000 over two years will be awarded to approximately 11–12 organizations to support activities that allow them to sustain or accelerate their DEI organizational change efforts.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, July 31, 2020, 3:00pm

Opportunity

The NOAA Education Council is seeking input on the draft 2020 - 2040 NOAA Education Strategic Plan, intended for release later in 2020. NOAA encourages all partners and stakeholders to review and comment on the draft plan. Please see the Federal Register Notice for background information and instructions. The public comment period will end on July 2, 2020.

Opportunity

NAAEE is working with Professors Marc Stern (Virginia Tech) and Bob Powell (Clemson) to disseminate a survey about the needs of the field regarding the evaluation of environmental education (EE) programming. The goals are to better understand current practices, hopes, and challenges to inform the development of tools and services for the field and to promote culturally responsive evaluation as we work to build a new evaluation portal. (in English and Español)

Organization: 
Opportunity
Moderator Endorsed: K-12 EE

The Environmental Education Leadership Development Program is aimed towards engaging students and the community in stimulating, educational and hands-on activities and curriculum that will broaden their knowledge of conservation and sustainability, encourage community service, and help to inspire the beginning of higher education and a career in natural resource management.

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 5:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

Apply to the 2020 CoalitionWILD Global Mentorship Programme for a 12-month intergenerational exchange that pairs emerging leaders with veteran environmentalists for a virtually facilitated program building collaborative, cross-generational relationships. Gain perspective, find community and connection, discover solutions and solidarity, and bridge the generational gap by becoming a mentor or mentee. Apply by 30 May 2020 at www.coalitionwild.org/mentorship.

Registration Deadline:

Saturday, May 30, 2020, 11:59pm

Opportunity

August 10-12, 2020: Due to COVID19 related public health concerns, this year’s REcharge Academy is moving online. Over three days, educators will explore renewable energy concepts and complete activities from the safety of their homes. At the conclusion Academy, educators will join the ranks of our vast REcharge Instructor network, committing to bringing renewable energy education to their home communities.

Date and Time:

Monday, August 10, 2020, 9:30am to Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 3:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

Plan ahead! For a limited time, SCHOLARSHIP supported EARLY BIRD registrations are available for CWI's 2020 Summer WEST Institute. Join inspired educators, from across the U.S. and beyond, for a powerful week of expert training, project design, collaborative support, and networking. Build your vision, use the community as the classroom. CWI Institutes use a project based design process that emphasizes student voice, authentic reciprocity, academic integrity, and meaningful reflection. Build your vision, program and projects in the Institute’s design lab atmosphere. Create Project Based Learning with public purpose that supports critical thinking skills.

Date and Time:

Monday, July 27, 2020, 8:30am to Friday, July 31, 2020, 4:30pm

Opportunity

The Environmental Education Association of Oregon (EEAO) is pleased to announce that registration is open for our online 2020 e-conference on Monday, July 27th.

Date and Time:

Monday, July 27, 2020, 8:30am to 6:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, July 24, 2020, 12:00am

Opportunity

With the generous support of a private funder, partial Scholarships up to 60% are available to attend CWI's 2020 Summer WEST Institute on Place Based Service-Learning and Sustainability. Scholarship support is available to all K-16 and community based educators. No application is necessary. Scholarship applied at time of registration.

Date and Time:

Monday, July 27, 2020, 8:30am to Friday, July 31, 2020, 4:30pm

Opportunity

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of our communities, we are holding the Summer Institute, originally planned to take place at Hamline University, as a virtual conference! Not only that, but we are teaming up with some fantastic partners from NOAA's Climate Program and the Wild Center's Youth Climate Program! Join together with educators from around the country for a virtual training on climate change education! Gain the skills, tools, and resources to teach climate change concepts and empower students in all subject areas, and receive on-going support throughout the year.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 10:00am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, July 24, 2020, 5:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

Climate Generation, The Wild Center's Youth Climate Program, and NOAA's Climate Program have teamed up to offer a virtual Stay-In-stitute for Climate Change Education this July 22-24. Educators from all backgrounds and subjects are invited to attend and learn tools, skills, and resources to teach climate change.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 10:00am to Friday, July 24, 2020, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, July 13, 2020, 5:00pm

Opportunity

Be a part of the development of a Water Literacy Framework Document, similar to the Earth Science Literacy, Ocean Science Literacy documents comprised of "big ideas and supporting concepts." Such a framework can guide educators, curriculum developers, policy makers, and other stakeholders to work towards a populace where every American understands the basics of water, and is empowered, skilled, and motivated to take action to ensure a sustainable water future.

Date and Time:

Monday, July 13, 2020, 3:00pm