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May 4, 2022
NAAEE 2022: FINAL Call for Presentations and Reviewers!
Did you hear the news? We extended the call for presentations to May 4! Put those final touches on your proposals for our 2022 Conference and Research Symposium held in Tucson, with virtual options, in October! Learn more and submit a proposal >
Also, want to help shape #NAAEE2022? Volunteer to review proposals by May 4 >
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2022 Nature-Based Early Learning Conference
Registration for the 2022 Nature-Based Early Learning Conference is open! Register to attend in person in Cincinnati, Ohio, or online.Read more >
Pratt & Whitney and NAAEE Announce $250,000 in Global Environmental Education Funding
Pratt & Whitney is excited to announce the Pratt & Whitney E-STEM Awards in partnership with the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). The awards will grant a total of $250,000 USD to support innovative E-STEM education programs around the world that build the skills and capacity for students ages 11–18 to use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to address environmental challenges. Interested nonprofits can learn more at prattwhitney.com/ESTEM. Applications will open in May 2022.Read more >
NAAEE Endorses “No Child Left Inside” Environmental Education Bill
NAAEE endorses the No Child Left Inside Act of 2022, introduced into the House and Senate on April 7, and calls on the environmental education community to rally around this groundbreaking legislation.Read more >
Community-Supported Conservation: Nebraska’s Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Crane migration in southwestern Nebraska, along the Platt River, is one of the planet's spectacular migrations. Over half a million cranes converge on the area in late February through early March, powering the local economy through tourism. However, the cranes use more than the river, feeding on farmland throughout the area, highlighting the importance of private lands in conservation, as well as coordination across political boundaries. This blog examines the factors that make Nebraska's sandhill crane migration a successful fusion of habitat, people, and natural history.Read more >
April is Citizen Science Month
Participate in an event or create your own - April is a perfect time to join the worldwide citizen science movement.Read more >
STEM and the Guidelines
Environmental Education and STEM education are both educational approaches meant to create a society that is able to tackle global challenges. So how can we link STEM and EE?Read more >
Webinar: A New Narrative to Sustain Support for Early Childhood Education
June 8, 2 PM ET Make the case for outdoor, nature-based learning with funders and decision-makers using findings from a messaging analysis initiative.
NAAEE Is Hiring
Apply by May 23 NAAEE is looking to contract with an enthusiastic and detail-oriented individual to provide support for the Coalition for Climate Education Policy.
Register for #NatStart22!
July 27–30 Registration is open for the 2022 Nature-Based Early Learning Conference. Join in person in Cincinnati or online.
eeINSPIRE Webinar: Climate Emotions in Education
RECORDED - Learn how to educate students about pressing environmental problems in a way that facilitates emotional resilience and empowers them to take action.
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