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Opportunity

This four-part virtual workshop will support leaders, communicators, and practitioners in harnessing the Rethink Outside shared narrative to craft compelling stories. Encompassing both storytelling theory and practical application, this hands-on workshop will invite participants to build, share, and reflect on a story that communicates how their work contributes to healthy communities for all. Sessions are scheduled for October 20, 22, 27, and 29 from 10 – 11:30 AM Pacific time. Learn more about Rethink Outside at rethinkoutside.org

Date and Time:

Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 10:00am to Thursday, October 29, 2020, 11:30am

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 5:00pm

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 2021 theme is "The Magic of Mangroves." The deadline is Monday, March 1, 2021.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 9:00am to Monday, March 1, 2021, 11:59pm

Opportunity

The Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) is seeking interested individuals to join the Environmental Education Corps (eeCorps) AmeriCorps Advisory Council for the 2020-21 operational year. There are two meetings throughout the year that individuals must attend in order to serve. We welcome anyone and everyone, regardless of AmeriCorps affiliation, to review our council job description and complete the Google Form in order to confirm participation by September 25, 2020.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 25, 2020, 4:00pm

Opportunity

Cincinnati Nature Center presents the 2nd annual Next in Nature Youth Conservation Summit, created by and for young people ages 13-18. This year's summit will take place on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10am-3pm, and features keynotes from Corina Newsome and the Bug Chicks. The summit will take place entirely online and is free for all. Registration is open now! We are also seeking youth-led session proposals as well as youth created videos and designs related to conservation.

Date and Time:

Saturday, October 10, 2020, 10:00am

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Opportunity

Your help is needed to imagine the future of Environmental Education! As NAAEE continues to refine strategic plans and move our collective agenda forward, it is helpful to have input from our membership. NAAEE and researchers at the University of Florida (UF) are inviting you to complete a survey that will report how environmental education professionals and researchers envision the future of EE.

Organization: 
One Tree Planted, 2019
Opportunity

Up to four individuals aged 18+ have the chance to win a memorable trip in Costa Rica, by helping us plant 20,000 trees! Start your fundraiser as an individual, a team, a class or as a school and support a project you are passionate about. Those who raise the most money for reforestation before Earth Day, April 22nd 2021, wins the Costa Rica Adventure trip with EF Ultimate Break!

Date and Time:

Saturday, August 1, 2020, 12:00am to Thursday, April 22, 2021, 12:00am

Opportunity

The Student Conservation Association is hosting its second annual Alumni Engagement Week from September 21-26, 2020.

Date and Time:

Monday, September 21, 2020, 12:01am to Saturday, September 26, 2020, 5:00pm

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

One Tree Planted, 2019
Opportunity

Up to four individuals aged 18+ have the chance to win a memorable trip in Costa Rica, by helping us plant 20,000 trees! Start your fundraiser as an individual, a team, a class or as a school and support a project you are passionate about. Those who raise the most money for reforestation before Earth Day, April 22nd 2021, wins the Costa Rica Adventure trip with EF Ultimate Break!

Date and Time:

Saturday, August 1, 2020, 12:00am to Thursday, April 22, 2021, 12:00am

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 2021 theme is "The Magic of Mangroves." The deadline is Monday, March 1, 2021.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 9:00am to Monday, March 1, 2021, 11:59pm

Opportunity

The Student Conservation Association is hosting its second annual Alumni Engagement Week from September 21-26, 2020.

Date and Time:

Monday, September 21, 2020, 12:01am to Saturday, September 26, 2020, 5:00pm

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

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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

Opportunity

Cincinnati Nature Center presents the 2nd annual Next in Nature Youth Conservation Summit, created by and for young people ages 13-18. This year's summit will take place on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10am-3pm, and features keynotes from Corina Newsome and the Bug Chicks. The summit will take place entirely online and is free for all. Registration is open now! We are also seeking youth-led session proposals as well as youth created videos and designs related to conservation.

Date and Time:

Saturday, October 10, 2020, 10:00am

Organization: 
Opportunity

The Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) is seeking interested individuals to join the Environmental Education Corps (eeCorps) AmeriCorps Advisory Council for the 2020-21 operational year. There are two meetings throughout the year that individuals must attend in order to serve. We welcome anyone and everyone, regardless of AmeriCorps affiliation, to review our council job description and complete the Google Form in order to confirm participation by September 25, 2020.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 25, 2020, 4:00pm

Opportunity

Your help is needed to imagine the future of Environmental Education! As NAAEE continues to refine strategic plans and move our collective agenda forward, it is helpful to have input from our membership. NAAEE and researchers at the University of Florida (UF) are inviting you to complete a survey that will report how environmental education professionals and researchers envision the future of EE.

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)

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Inquiry Outdoor Workshop
Opportunity

Join FIELD Edventures in this two-part workshop on infusing inquiry-based learning and outdoor education into your teaching practice. We have moved the workshop to a virtual format on September 16 & 17 from 9:30-11:00 both mornings. Review the basics of inquiry, gain strategies to use with your learners and explore inquiry outdoors in the context of virtual or blended learning

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 9:30am to Thursday, September 17, 2020, 11:00am

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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