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Opportunity

Deadline is 5:00 PM Mountain Time, April 15: The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes seeks applications for its 2019 awards! The Barron Prize celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from across the U.S. and Canada. Each year, the Prize honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and the environment. Fifteen top winners each receive $10,000 to support their service work or higher education.

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 7:00pm

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Scenic view of the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center on a gorgeous summer day with a blue sky, white puffy clouds, and green tall grasses with yellow sunflowers.  Photo credit:  Eric Strand
Prairie Wetlands Learning Center by Eric Strand
Learning

Preschool through 12th grade educators are invited to attend a professional development workshop at the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center (PWLC) in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, on Thursday, August 1, 2019, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Date and Time:

Thursday, August 1, 2019, 9:00am to 5:30pm

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Deadline: August 1. Do you know of an individual or organization that has accomplished great things in environmental education? You probably do! This is your chance to recognize the wonderful work of incredibly hardworking individuals and organizations for the benefit of the environment.

Opportunity

Registration is now open the 19th annual Advancing Environmental Education Conference on March 15-16th, 2019! Our theme is Looking Back, Moving Forward to honor CAEE's 30th Anniversary!

Date and Time:

Friday, March 15, 2019, 8:00am to Saturday, March 16, 2019, 5:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 11:59pm

Job

Up to $9000 in scholarship funds available! A University of Idaho – Environmental Education and Science Communication (EESC) graduate student earns a Masters of Natural Resources while developing an array of professional skills and expertise. Applied coursework and targeted study in science communication, leadership, place-based education, and ecology give our residents what they need to impact the workforce and the world.

Deadline to Apply:

Saturday, August 1, 2020, 12:15am

Address:

McCall, ID
United States
Opportunity

NAAEE Members are invited to submit nominations to recognize the positive contributions of individuals and organizations in the field of EE. Awardees will be recognized at the Annual NAAEE Conference. The deadline for 2018 award nominations is August 3.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, August 3, 2018, 11:59pm

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SMNHC educator with a class, looking out over the mountain
SMNHC Educator teaching 5th grade class in 2016
Resource

Since 1967, the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico has guided students on outdoor environmental education programs that provide hands-on opportunities to hike, explore, learn about, and do scientific research in their local ecosystem. The SMNHC is run as a partnership between Albuquerque Public Schools (one of the largest school districts in the country) and the State of New Mexico.

Learning

University of California San Diego Extension (UC San Diego Extension) has launched a new online Certificate in Sustainability and Behavior Change. This Certificate program includes unique and advanced training in conservation psychology, behavior change strategies for sustainability, community engagement, and a capstone project and is designed to help practitioners build successful programs and projects that activate awareness and behavior change.

Job

NatureBridge environmental science educators are skilled professionals who provide diverse student groups with meaningful experiences in nature's classroom. Available start dates include April or Sept, 2016 in Prince William Forest Park and June, 2016 in Shenandoah National Park. NatureBridge values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strive to diversify our workforce and seek applications by individuals from all backgrounds, abilities, cultures, orientations, identities, and communities.

Address:

Prince William Forest Park and Shenandoah National Park, VA
United States
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Watch presentations at the Portland conference on YouTube in 2009.

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