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February 24, 2022
Get Excited for NAAEE 2022!
Join us for our return to an in-person gathering in beautiful Tucson, Arizona. Check out the About Tucson link on the conference website to explore all the wonderful activities, restaurants, and more that Tucson has to offer. Offered in partnership with the Arizona Association for Environmental Education, our 19th annual Research Symposium (October 11–12) and our 51st annual Conference (October 12–15) will explore EE: Educating for Change. A virtual option will be available.
Black Healing in Georgia: Landscapes of Past, Present, and Future
Access to nature can reduce anxiety, green schoolyards can impact students’ physical and socioemotional health, and environmental education can improve health-related quality of life. As environmental educators, we’re familiar with nature’s many gifts, including that of wellness and health. In this blog post, we’ll look specifically at how Geechee communities in Georgia supported and prioritized community health.Read more >
Embers of Alternative Futures in Alaska
During Black History Month and beyond, we want to share the inspiration and strength of regional, place-based initiatives that address Black history in nature and relate to this year's theme, Black Health and Wellness. Charting the ways personal histories unravel the self, this collage of conversations between Black, Indigenous, and Afro-Indigenous Alaskans maps paths toward healing.Read more >
Effective Advocacy for EE
Read an overview of our annual Advocacy 101 training and of our 2022 policy priorities from our latest EE Advocacy Call.Read more >
Cancel Valentine’s Day Consumerism
It won’t help your relationship, and it’s bad for the planet. Conservation and Behavior Change eePRO Group Moderator Sarah Baillie helps us think through our holiday gift-giving practices.Read more >
Spirituality as a Practice of Awareness
Thich Nhat Hanh's "Ten Love Letters to the Earth" articulate the power of the connection between spirituality and environmental education. The new eePRO group, Spirituality & EE, will allow us to explore how connecting our spiritualities with our environmental education practice can help us learn and grow as environmental educators and people as a whole.Read more >
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