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We have come a long way since recognizing our first EE 30 Under 30 awardees in 2016, from going international to expanding on the opportunities and community we’re able to offer these young leaders. Now with 150 awardees and alumni from 34 countries, through this program we’re honored to continue recognizing and supporting these inspiring individuals as they grow as leaders.

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Community Nature Connection is recruiting a Program Coordinator to assist in its work increasing access to the outdoors for all L.A. communities impacted by inequitable systems. The Program Coordinator will design, advance, coordinate, and deliver community-centered programming that connects Angelenos to the outdoors through interpretation, environmental education, and training.

Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, September 20, 2020, 2:00pm

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Los Angeles, CA
United States
Learning

Are you an AP Environmental Science teacher? Attend this free webinar on September 15 to learn about a virtual-friendly curriculum that addresses the link between environmental science and peacebuilding. Materials align with Unit 5 (Land and Water Use) of the Advanced Placement Environmental Science (APES) course.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 7:00pm

6 learning hours
Learning

The world has turned inside out for many nonprofits and community-based organizations. This course is designed to help organizational leaders use scenario planning to navigate uncertain times. Sessions are scheduled with a week off in between to give you ample time to apply what you’re learning to your organization and come prepared to explore and deepen your insights. Three live, two-hour video conference sessions. Mondays, Oct. 19, Nov. 2 and Nov. 16 — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. PT/2-4 p.m. ET.

Date and Time:

Monday, October 19, 2020, 2:00pm to Monday, November 16, 2020, 4:00pm

One Tree Planted
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One Tree Planted's FREE grade school program designed for K-8 helps teachers and parents discuss environmental education with fun and engaging lessons, modules, videos and activities. Let's get the next generation of environmental stewards excited about how they can make a big difference through small actions!

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Classroom, Activity, Lesson Plan
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"It's a Bird" is a short graphic novel written by Christian Cooper and illustrated by Alitha E. Martinez. It introduces Jules, a Black teenage birder who receives a special pair of binoculars. "It's a Bird" addresses the intersectionality of environment and racism, and is published and free to download by DC Comics.

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Publication, Book, Online
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This one-pager recommends practices for environmental educators who provide professional development for K-12 teachers based on a survey conducted by the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) of their workshop participants. The trends uncovered from this survey in early 2020 are even more relevant during the current challenges associated with distance learning.

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Produced in partnership by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), this guide covers the how and why of advocating for outdoor learning spaces during the fall of 2020 and throughout 2021.

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NAAEE Publication
Learning

This course provides environmental professionals with a process for developing a marketing strategy for developing a campaign to change environmental or conservation behaviors. The field-based skills gained through this course will benefit all practicing environmental professionals faced with the challenge of changing behaviors using social marketing.

Date and Time:

Monday, October 19, 2020, 12:00am to Friday, December 11, 2020, 12:00am

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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.

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One Tree Planted
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One Tree Planted's T.R.E.E.S. School Program brings environmental education into grade school, high school and university classrooms and campuses with FREE lessons plans, activities and resources for teachers and students.

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Activity, Lesson Plan
One Tree Planted
Learning

One Tree Planted is offering a special free 30 minute one-on-one webinar about engaging students with the environment over Zoom! We will answer all your questions and get you set up to incorporate environmental action virtually for success.

1 learning hour
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Learning

What does research say about promising approaches to online EE programs? Our team shares results from a systematic literature review conducted to identify what approaches appear to work best for virtual EE field trips and activities. Learn about evidence-based design principles that can be integrated into your fall programs.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 10, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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Learning

Are you interested in understanding the dimensions of your audiences’ relationships with nature? Do you need to demonstrate to funders that your programs increase learners’ connection to nature? A new guidebook can help you measure this elusive concept with young children, teenagers, or adults. This webinar will introduce you to the guidebook and the 11 assessment tools it features. A pdf of the Guide is free at NAAEE’s Publication site. Join Martha Monroe, Louise Chawla, and Gabby Salazar for this relevant and helpful webinar!

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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This online lesson plan, developed by the Orangutan Gang, allows teachers to mix and match four activities including fillable virtual worksheets, video discussions, and online research. Students of all educational levels can learn about orangutans and palm oil and design their own conservation projects through a virtual online classroom space.

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IJECEE, Volume 7, Number 3
IJECEE, Volume 7, Number 3
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The International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education (IJECEE) is a peer-reviewed open-access electronic journal promoting early childhood environmental education for global readership and action. IJECEE publishes scholarly written work, anonymously and expertly reviewed by peers, that focuses on book reviews, educational approaches, evaluation models, program descriptions, research investigations, and theoretical perspectives pertinent to the education of all young children (birth to eight years). The young children’s caregivers and the communities, institutions and systems, in which the children live, too, are a focus of importance. The content of the publication addresses all aspects of environmental education as well as all reciprocal associations and impacts embedded within the environmental education experience. Implications for policy at the local, state, regional, national, and international levels are sought.

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NAAEE Publication, Journal