A new online portal for the Michigan Green Schools program is now live, streamlining the application process to make it easier for schools, administrators, county coordinators, and EGLE staff to manage the program. Michigan Green Schools was established as a statewide program by Michigan Public Law 146 of 2006. ItRead More →

• Assignment: Hidden Villa’s environmental education program has been welcoming students to its 1,600-acre organic farm and nature preserve in Los Altos Hills for over 50 years. The program is emblematic of its broader mission to foster educational experiences that build connections and inspire a deeper appreciation and respect forRead More →

Many of the sustainability challenges we prioritize at Samsung – whether it’s achieving a circular economy or maximizing energy efficiency – are enhanced through partnerships and collaborative initiatives with brands, credible, competent and innovative environmental organizations and industry groups. With these like-minded, eco-friendly allies, we are leveraging our scale, globalRead More →

BRATTLEBORO — The Connecticut River Conservancy is introducing the EnviroScape Watershed/Nonpoint Source Model, a valuable tool for teaching elementary and middle school students how stormwater runoff collects pollutants and transports them to our lakes and rivers. This physical model helps educate students on green topics, which can be difficult toRead More →

The local government of Pasig City has partnered with the Masungi Georeserve Foundation to educate and train local teachers in environmental conservation to incorporate watershed education. Photo from Masungi Georeserve FB page The Mayor of the City of Pasig, Vico Sotto, and officials from the Pasig School Division Office (SDO)Read More →

Climate Generation, a national organization focused on equitable solutions to climate change, has selected 12 climate leaders from across the United States to attend the 27th Conference of the Parties in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt, November 7-18. 2022. Barbara Martinez-Guerrero of Dream in Green has been selected as an official member ofRead More →

Applications have been opened for environmental education grants with the state Department of Environmental Quality. Public or private school teachers and youth organization group leaders are encouraged to apply for the grants, which range from $100 to $1,000. Proposed projects must focus on environmental education, directly involve students, be linkedRead More →

Local youth organizations in Ukiah, Hopland and Redwood Valley are teaming up on Wednesday, October 26 to offer interested members of the community the opportunity to participate. Volunteers are needed to help guide young people on field trips and nature walks for environmental education. The UC Hopland Research and ExtensionRead More →

The Hamilton Conservation Authority currently has a full time opportunity in the Dundas Valley Conservation Area for a Outdoor Recreation and Environmental Education Program Coordinator Summary of work The Outdoor Environmental Education Program Coordinator is a staff member of the Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) Outdoor Environmental Education Team, providing supportRead More →

The Association for Health Care Environment (AHE) annual conference brings together people who are passionate about environmental health. Rock Jensen, AHE’s chair for the advisory board, tells ICT® about the goals of this year’s conference. Healthcare environment professionals gather in Orlando, Florida, October 3-5, 2022, for the Association for HealthRead More →

Two faculty members from School of Kinesiology, Leisure and Sports at WKU, Dr. Allie McCreary (Administration of Recreation, Parks and Nonprofits) and Dr. Jean Chen (Physical education) recently received a Quick Turn-Around grant from the College of Health and Human Services to study the impact of environmental education on connectingRead More →

Mallorca’s new environmental education program offers 16 interactive activities for children: Credit: Consell de Mallorca As every year, the Consell’s environmental education program will offer Mallorcan school children the opportunity to enjoy a range of fun and interactive activities with. The vice-president and adviser for sustainability and the environment ofRead More →

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Environmental Education Center. Eagle archive photo by Mary Frost Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP), Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy and Council Member Lincoln Restler announced a funding allocation Friday to renovate and expand the Environmental Education Center at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. Councilman Restler’s office will allocateRead More →

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 • Linsey Retcofsky: Contact As part of its mission to protect Arlington’s natural environment through education, service, and advocacy, the Arlington Conservation Council (ACC) has established an endowment for scholarships and research at the University of Texas at Arlington. The endowment was launched with a donationRead More →

Probha Aurora, a youth-focused social enterprise, has been selected as the national operator of the world’s largest environmental education organization, the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), a Denmark-based organization recognized by UNESCO and UNEP. The foundation has been working worldwide for over 40 years with 5 key program types. AmongRead More →

As the world’s population rapidly increases, concerns about sustainability have led to heated discussions among policymakers and environmentalists. Therefore, educational institutions have introduced courses in environmental science to train individuals who are aware of their surroundings. Studies encourage students to participate in real-world issues beyond the classroom by giving themRead More →

August 23, 2022 BOSTON (August 23, 2022) – The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the selection of three New England organizations to receive funding for projects under the Environmental Education (EE) grants program. The Mystic Aquarium, New Haven Ecology Project, and SoundWaters, Inc. are among 34 organizations acrossRead More →

The Importance of Environmental Education – An Outdoor Classroom with Dr. Yasam Ayavefe As a staunch environmentalist, Dr. Yasam Ayavefe, a pronounced businessman and philanthropist, supports many environmental projects. He believes that young people today receive a good basic education in the classroom; however, he considers inspiring students to learnRead More →

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host a live webinar in September to discuss the application process for its nearly $900,000 in grants available for environmental education projects. The webinar, which will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, is free butRead More →

The City of Loveland’s environmental education program saw record attendance last spring, with more than 1,000 elementary school students participating in lessons about local flora and fauna. Now, the Open Lands and Trails division is looking to increase its volunteer ranks for the upcoming fall class slate. Free training isRead More →

August 18, 2022 SEATTLE (August 18, 2022) —The United States Environmental Protection Agency has selected four schools and organizations in Oregon and Washington State to receive a total of $400,000 in environmental education grants. Nationally, the EPA has selected 34 organizations to receive more than $3.2 million in funding. “WhenRead More →

8 Salesian centers to participate in environmental education, reaching more than 5,000 young people ARGENTINA (MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Jugendhilfe Weltweit, the Swiss Salesian Missionary Office, supported an environmental education project for young people. The project, which will be implemented in eight Salesian centers in southern Argentina between 2022 and 2024,Read More →

Funding will help address the climate crisis and advance environmental justice through education programs and activities August 12, 2022 LENEXA, KAN. (AUGUST 12, 2022) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the selection of three Kansas and Missouri organizations to receive funding for projects under the Environmental Education GrantRead More →

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail OUR GRANT OPPORTUNITIES: Youth Today’s grant listings are carefully curated for our subscribers working in youth-related industries. Subscribers will find local, state, regional and national grant opportunities. THE PURPOSE OF THIS GRANT: environmental education, K-12 education, environment, STEM, civics Thank you forRead More →

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that $900,000 in grants are available for environmental education projects. According to a DEP release, environmental education grants are available for schools, colleges, community and environmental nonprofit organizations, county conservation districts and businesses. “This grant supports environmental education projects that engage teachers,Read More →

BERNARDS TWP. – Somerset County Park Commission’s Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge is designed to make nature learning engaging for children inside and outside the classroom with naturalists professionals who present science topics using a hands-on approach. Topics range from discovering and identifying animal tracks to discussing theRead More →

Published on August 06, 2022 at 10:48 am The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced today that $900,000 in grants are available for environmental education projects. Environmental education grants are available for schools, colleges, community and environmental nonprofit organizations, county conservation districts, and businesses. “This grant supports environmental education projectsRead More →

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — Nearly one million environmental education grants are available for schools, colleges, nonprofits, county conservation districts and businesses. “These grants support environmental education projects that engage teachers, youth and residents in actions that help protect Pennsylvania’s abundant natural resources and preserve its beauty,” said the Acting SecretaryRead More →

SMITHFIELD, Virginia., August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. today proudly announced its donation of $30,000 in scholarship funds to support the 2022 National Conservation Foundation (NCF)-Envirothon competition. The international competition features high school students competing in teams to demonstrate their environmental knowledge and problem-solving skills. from Smithfield donationRead More →

Maryland DNR picture ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced $128,000 in awards for student and youth outdoor science and watershed education in the state. The following schools and nonprofits will receive funding in fiscal year 2023. Adkins Arboretum, ShoreRivers, and Caroline County Public Schools willRead More →

MNR provides outdoor environmental education grants for watershed studies July 28, 2022 Funding supports projects promoting science and stewardship Maryland DNR picture The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced $128,000 in awards for student and youth outdoor science and watershed education in the state. The following schools and nonprofitsRead More →

By Gabriel Digue In In support of the tree planting exercise, the Acting Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University of Education (LASUED), Prof. Bidemi Lafiaji-Okuneye called on Nigerians to teach children and young adults the importance of environmental education. She made the impassioned plea at the annual tree-planting event, theRead More →

SUMMIT-TRIBUNE STAFF After more than four years of planning and fundraising, construction of the new Winnebago County Conservation Council Environmental Education Center will soon begin. The WCCB held its second bid on June 14, approved Kingland Construction Services’ bid at its June board meeting, and signed the final tender contractRead More →

The nonprofit Solana Center for Environmental Innovation in Encinitas received a $20,000 grant from San Diego-based philanthropic group Las Patronas. The grant allowed the nonprofit organization to purchase a car, which will help its education team travel to communities, especially in remote areas of the county, and expand its effortsRead More →

Using virtual reality, students can experience environmental processes that would otherwise be invisible to them This article by Micheal Jerowsky, University of British Columbia and Ann Borda, University of Melbourne, originally appeared on Conversation and is republished here with permission. The use of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)Read More →

Do you understand ? | Universities must incorporate environmental courses into their curricula By Sangeet Anand 22 hours ago The statue of Benjamin Franklin outside College Hall on September 14, 2019. Credit: Kelly Chen Penn’s four undergraduate schools offer programs to enhance student learning in all subject areas. These generalRead More →

Breadcrumb Links PMN Policy PMN News Author of the article: Content of the article THE CONVERSATION This article originally appeared on The Conversation, an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. —— Authors: Micheal Jerowsky, PhD Candidate, DepartmentRead More →

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew underlined the need for an intense struggle for the protection of nature, ecological awareness and the education of society during the inauguration ceremony of the School of Environmental Education at the Recycling Center of Ioannina. The School of Environmental Education has been honored with the name “EcumenicalRead More →

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida., June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Community Foundation of Broward today announced a combination of $600,000 in new grants focused on environmental education and sustainability in Broward County. Recipients include several of the region’s leading environmental organizations, which will use grant money to improve environmental conditions while educatingRead More →

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) thanked the House Appropriations Committee for approving two spending bills for fiscal year 2023 that contain encouraging levels of funding for the restoration of marine species vital to the Bay Area economy and educating young people about the Bay and its tributaries. The committee approvedRead More →

ALIGARH: Environmental experts and academicians discussed different aspects of environmental education and stressed the need to develop students’ awareness of different ways and means of conservation to protect the earth from degradation during a seminar national online “Environmental Education” organized by Department of Education, Aligarh Muslim University to mark WorldRead More →

Environmental stewardship and education were front and center at nearly 200 Michigan schools recently recognized as Michigan Green Schools. This is the first year that the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) has been responsible for managing the MI Green Schools program. Previously, it was run byRead More →

Westminster College’s Center for the Environment will be offering a series of outdoor educational events this summer for community members, children and families. The center kicks off its summer educational programming with “Reducing Stress and Improving Focus with Nature Therapy” from 6-8 p.m. June 29 at the College Field Station,Read More →

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Westminster College’s Center for the Environment (CFE) will be offering a series of outdoor educational events this summer for community members, children and families. CFE kicks off its summer educational programming with “Reducing Stress and Improving Focus with Nature Therapy” from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 29,Read More →

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NI (NASDAQ: NATI) today announced grants totaling $125,000 to six local nonprofit organizations that enable STEM education to reach students in underserved communities. The grants are for one year and are part of NI’s Business Impact Program which includes a community support component. Last year, NI committed $3.4Read More →

CROSSLAKE – Ella Hautala and Kara Nelson, grade seven students at Crosslake Community School, had two choices for their environmental civic project: write a letter to the editor or perform an act of environmental stewardship. “It seemed a lot more fun than writing,” Nelson said. So the girls did whatRead More →

The Hamilton Conservation Authority is currently offering a full-time opportunity for the following position: Outdoor Education and Environmental Programs Specialist Summary of work The Outdoor Environmental Education Specialist is the lead staff member of the Hamilton Conservation Authority’s (HCA) Outdoor Environmental Education Team. Reporting to the Director of Human ResourcesRead More →

The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Matthias Schmale, has called for adequate investment in environmental education for children to support the fight against climate change. Schmale said so in his speech at the inauguration of the United Nations Climate Action Superheroes, in commemoration of World EnvironmentRead More →

The ɅLMɅ solar power plant is part of the “Academic Collaboration and Technical Assistance Framework Agreement” signed between GWE and UP whereby GWE will provide UP funding to support the continued development of from Panama renewable energy sector, including scholarships, research and development programs, training, internships, laboratory equipment, etc. OnceRead More →

Williamsport, Pennsylvania — The Waterdale Environmental Education Center (WEEC) in Williamsport has received a community investment that promises to expand the center’s educational and outreach programs. As part of his efforts to oversee the center, Lycoming College received a $4,500 donation from C&N. The project is a joint effort betweenRead More →

STPUD teaches students about watersheds and pollutants.Supplied/APTR SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Volunteer educators from the South Tahoe Environmental Education Coalition last week brought third- and fourth-grade students from four different Tahoe elementary schools to the Tallac Historic Site to engage them in environmental education based on the venue. StudentsRead More →

May 27, 2022 TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Thursday passed Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill that appoints new leadership for the nation’s oldest and largest environmental education academic institution. Friends of the New Jersey School of Conservation are appointed principal under Dancer’s Legislation (A3149), taking the reins from Montclair StateRead More →

See full picture Students gather on the beach after their nature journaling period Provided/ TRPA See full picture STPUD teaches students about watersheds and pollutants Supplied/ TRPA See full picture The Sierra Nevada Alliance teaches students how to identify native plants of the Sierra Fourni/ Sierra Nevada Alliance See fullRead More →

The Citizen Opportunities for Accessing Science Training on the Sound (COASTS) program will train nearly two dozen local community members to become citizen scientists, furthering education and marine management in Long Island Sound. May 20, 2022 By Renee Chmiel, Office of Marketing and Communications University of New Haven students atRead More →

SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — living sequoia proudly presents “Legacy Talks” on environmental sustainability, a three-part webinar series kicking off Wednesday, June 1st at 2 p.m.. Each session will focus on creating lasting and achievable solutions, with the goal of informing, educating and advocating for healthier living. “TogetherRead More →

Education and human resource development leaders and experts from 21 APEC member economies are pushing for more coordinated digital and environmental training and education across the region to prepare people, especially young people, for jobs of tomorrow. Employment in the service sector, industry (including manufacturing and construction) as well asRead More →

Wirraminna, the book, celebrates the story of how a group of community-minded volunteers from a small rural New South Wales town turned a neglected dam into an award-winning bush reserve. Key points: Wirraminna is an award-winning environmental education center open to the public The four-hectare site includes a dam, wetlandsRead More →

Educators were invited to the CEU Environmental Workshop by the Lafayette County Soil and Water Conservation District. There will be a teacher’s workshop in Lafayette County this summer for teachers to learn about “The ABCs of Environmental Education.” The workshop is looking for K-12 teachers who would like to learnRead More →

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced that a total of $632,897 in environmental grant funds have been awarded to 63 projects statewide, 50 of which engage youth and adults living and/or working in areas of environmental justice. Grants have been awarded to schools, institutions, conservation districts, and environmental andRead More →