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January 24, 2018
Call for Presentations Coming Soon
Research Symposium: October 9–10
Conference: October 10–13
The Fourth Annual Cal Water H2O Challenge
Year 4 of the Cal Water H2O Challenge is here! Cal Water and the North American Association for Environmental Education are inviting fourth, fifth, and sixth grade classrooms located in Cal Water service areas to design and submit solutions to global or local water-related issues for a chance to win a classroom grant and a trip to the Santa Monica Mountains.Read more >
Fourth Annual UL Innovative Education Award application now open!
Are you a 501(c)(3) organization in the United States or Canada helping K-12 students use innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) curricula to solve real-world environmental problems? UL and the North American Association for Environmental Education invite you to apply for Year 4 of the UL Innovative Education Award for a chance to win up to $100,000 for your organization!Read more >
Connecting to Nature - Some Perspectives
Connecting nature is not exclusive to the field of environmental educators; I find it interesting how little we hear about what connecting to nature does for people both in the field and in other endeavors. So I posed to several people how does connecting to nature impact you personally, emotionally, intellectually, and affectively. This is the first of a few posts from persons inside and outside of the field. After reading I challenge all of our readers to share on this blog how connecting nature impacts you.Read more >
2018 Nature Preschools Conference Call for Proposals
Join an international lineup of presenters and be a part of the World of Wonder: An International Nature-Based Early Learning Conference, taking place on August 1-4, in Chicago! The Natural Start Alliance invites you to submit a proposal for a 60-minute presentation or a 90-minute workshop. We are seeking individual or joint proposals on teaching, administration, and research in the nature-based early learning field. The deadline to submit a proposal is January 26, 2018. Find all of the details at https://www.thewonderconference.com/proposals.htmlRead more >
Webinar Series: Bringing New Ideas and Innovation to the Field of EE
January 30, 3:00 PM ET: Join us for the next installment of NAAEE's monthly webinar series: How to Win The Internet and Influence People: Using Real Stories to Combat Fake News with Cheryl Contee, CEO and Co-Founder of Fission Strategy.
Call for Papers for Special Issue of Ecopsychology
Deadline: May 9. Judy Braus, Executive Director of NAAEE, and Sarah Milligan-Toffler, Executive Director of Children & Nature Network, will guest edit an upcoming special issue of the journal Ecopsychology focused on children and nature.
Deadline extended: ee360 Community EE Fellowship
Apply by FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 11:59PM ET! NAAEE is accepting applications for our ee360 Community EE Fellowship program! Up to 30 diverse fellows will be selected for this first cohort. In addition to building their professional network, fellows will get a week-long all-expenses-paid leadership training in summer 2018, a scholarship to attend #NAAEE2018 in Spokane, and support to design and implement a community action project. Share with your networks to help us find a few good fellows!
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