Hundreds of thousands of people contribute bird observations to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology (CLO). Scientists use these data to understand how birds are affected by habitat loss, climate, and environmental changes. These insights inform actions to protect birds and habitats. CLO offers several citizen science projects that work well in educational settings.
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is an international science and education program that provides students worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment.
The Marine Conservation masters degree program which falls under our Master of Professional Science (take the same courses as Ph.D. and MS students, but instead of a thesis/dissertation, you do an internship/research in the field with organizations such as NOAA, NPS, NGOs, etc. and 94% of students have a job in the field 6 months after graduation)
The Wild Center's Youth Climate Program just released a revamped version of the Youth Climate Summit Toolkit, a free resource for locations around the world that are interested in hosting their own summit. The toolkit includes a step-by-step guide for framing a summit, organizing a planning team, partnering with youth, selecting speakers, fundraising, and making a summit fun!
Tree Campus K–12 inspires the next generation of tree stewards through experiences that bring the benefits of trees to life both inside and outside the classroom.
Follow a simple framework and access free tree-centric resources to connect your students to nature through trees and earn recognition for your school.
Tanglewood Nature Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in Elmira, NY. Our mission is to lead and support education and preservation efforts in our region to achieve a heightened awareness, understanding, enjoyment, and caring for our natural environment.
We strive to fulfill our mission every day by: maintaining over 10 miles of trails, offering educational programming for children and adults, providing homes in our exhibits for more than 40 native and exotic animals, and welcoming over 35,000 visitors a year.
The Nature Center and Museum is always free to visit.