Natasha Parsons taught at Garrard Middle School for three years. RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ / Press Release) – Natasha Parsons, eighth-grade science teacher at Garrard Middle School and EKU alumnus in 2007 and 2012, won the MK Dickerson Outstanding Educator Award for Excellence in Environmental Education from the Kentucky Association ofRead More →

Region 10 press releases October 6, 2021 The United States Environmental Protection Agency has announced that funding of up to $ 3 million for local environmental education grants is now available under the 2021 Local Environmental Education Grants program. EPA will award grants in each of the 10 EPA regions,Read More →

NEWPORT – For Dawn Dextraze, education and outreach specialist for the Sullivan County Conservation District, the past year has been an ongoing experience of adaptation due in large part to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. But despite organizing fewer school trips than in previous years, the county education program hasRead More →

US Senator Chuck Schumer said: “In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, I fought for billions of dollars in federal investments in green and resilient infrastructure across New York State, including $ 125 million in prevention efforts. flooding of the Mill River watershed. This center for environmental education and resilience isRead More →

It wasn’t too long ago that a desolate piece of land just north of Capitol Drive, surrounded by railroad tracks to the west and 31st Street to the east, was completely devastated. Today it is a thriving green space called Green technology station designed to capture rainwater. The project canRead More →

Children learn to enjoy the outdoors in Nature’s Classroom Report by photojournalist Mike Hughes TAMPA, Florida – Since 1969, more than 328,006 elementary students from Hillsborough County schools have experienced Nature’s Classroom, an outdoor environmental education program located on 365 acres of land along the Hillsborough River. During a three-dayRead More →

David Balakirsky, a freshman computer science student at the University of Maryland, recently won the Presidential Environmental Youth Award for his involvement with the Bioma Project, a nonprofit student organization dedicated to educating young people about the environment. The PEYA award is organized by the Environmental Protection Agency and isRead More →

WITH THE AUTHORIZATION of Rock Hollow One of the places where kids can play is the Rock Hollow Woods Environmental Education Center in Robeson Township. (Courtesy of Rock Hollow Woods) Michelle Zeitz is the new Executive Director of the Rock Hollow Woods Environmental Learning Center. Michelle Zeitz has been appointedRead More →

Eleven-year-old Jack Dalton from Manchester has another name: the “Kid Conservationist”. His YouTube channel is full of fun videos about endangered species and the natural world. His efforts in environmental education have won him the President’s Environmental Youth Award. Get NHPR reports on politics, the pandemic, and other hot topicsRead More →

Outdoor Environmental Education Grants Awarded for Watershed Studies July 1, 2021 Funding supports projects promoting science and stewardship for students The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced $160,000 in awards for students and youth in outdoor science and watershed education in the state. The following schools and nonprofits will receiveRead More →

Westminster College’s Center for the Environment launches its series of summer educational programs with “Forest Therapy: Science Fact or Fiction?” at 9 a.m. Saturday at the college’s outdoor field station located at 937 Fayette-New Wilmington Road in New Wilmington. Participants will walk through the field station while learning about theRead More →

1 / 3 Olivia Lott, STEM Environmental Specialist at Shadow Valley Elementary School in Ogden, talks to students about a sixth grade battery-powered vehicle at the school completed on Thursday, April 22, 2021. The school was designated the one of 27 Green Ribbon schools nationwide by the United States DepartmentRead More →

The Huntsville Botanical Garden wants to help families show their love for the planet with special Environmental Education Week programming. From April 19-23, Environmental Education Week is the perfect way to celebrate both Earth Day and Arbor Day with the kids. Environmental Education Week Activities at the Huntsville Botanical GardenRead More →

A central Maine college that recently announced plans to permanently transition to blended learning is now expanding to southern Maine with the launch of an environmental education program at the Pineland Farms campus in New Gloucester . Unity College on Tuesday announced plans for the Environmental Professions Technical Institute, whichRead More →

Did you know that regional parks provide environmental education to elementary school students in Sonoma County? While we can’t get together for face-to-face classes at this time, students can still have fun exploring nature in our new virtual tours, which we’ve expanded to include two favorites: “Only Rain Down theRead More →

The citizen science association Delta Environment is in the process of establishing a new endowment at the Rochester Institute of Technology to create an environmental education program at RIT’s Tait reserve. Through the Wayne Harris Delta Environmental Education Endowment Fund, RIT will continue Delta’s mission by incorporating environmental programs andRead More →

Todd Radenbaugh was known for his tenacity and boundless enthusiasm for education and the environment—someone who tackled global issues through community action. “Sustainability starts at the local level. And sustainability has to stay local. And sustainability has to use both science and local culture,” Radenbaugh said, speaking to KDLG lastRead More →

Fadekemi Ajakaiye The Oando Foundation (OF), an independent charity, has launched a project to promote environmental education and sustainable action for students in target schools and host communities in Lagos State with the support of Sumitomo Chemical, a Japanese chemical company. NCF said in a statement that Sumitomo Chemical, JapanRead More →

How the Eco Ambassador Program Transforms Environmental Education by Center for Sustainable Development |September 24, 2020 In September 2019, many eco-ambassadors took part in a “Fridays for Future” strike at the Bauer Center, Millburn, NJ. Photo: Radhika Iyengar Two and a half years ago, Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable DevelopmentRead More →

ULM Marketing and Communication Office | Monroe News-Star Joydeep Bhattacharjee, Ph.D., professor of biology at Louisiana Monroe University, received an environmental education grant from the EPA. The $133,720 grant will address local environmental issues through educational and stewardship activities using action-oriented research. It has been more than 15 years sinceRead More →

Since the onset of Covid-19, the shift to virtual learning has certainly upended education everywhere. And environmental education may have suffered further damage, given the importance of experiencing nature first-hand. That said, e-learning could also offer new avenues for raising awareness, potentially enabling even more people to access vital environmentalRead More →

Environmental education has been one of Armenia Tree Project’s main programs for the past 15 years. So when schools closed and people started following social distancing norms to prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, the organization quickly shifted gears. In Armenia and the Diaspora, the ATP had an ambitiousRead More →

When it comes to talking about the importance of environmental education, students often remain confused because they don’t actually know how an environmental science degree can benefit them. If you are currently studying biology, chemistry or another similar subject, you may develop an interest in environmental science in the monthsRead More →

No question demonstrates the importance of global competence more than that of the environment; our survival depends on how the world works together to tackle the issues of global warming, food security and water security. As we celebrate National Environmental Education Week, Cleary Vaughan-Lee, Director of Education, Global Oneness ProjectsharesRead More →