Williamsport, Pennsylvania — Students can take environmental education classes while experiencing the environment firsthand through the Floating Classroom Series hosted by the Middle Susquehanna River Association. Classes will be held on the Hiawatha Riverboat and will feature guest speakers on the theme of the Susquehanna River. The first four ofRead More →

12 organizations from southwestern Ohio to northern Kentucky received $150,000 in grants. The funding supports programs focused on closing achievement gaps while advancing energy, engineering, and environmental education. Grants a portion of Duke Energy’s multi-million dollar annual philanthropic investments in local initiatives.Read More →

(File photo) MANILA – UniTeam senatorial candidate Harry Roque would push for environmental education for kindergarten through elementary school students to develop a sense of environmental responsibility. Roque said students need to be knowledgeable about the major environmental issues facing the world so they can develop critical and creative thinking.Read More →

By ROB SMITH/ecoRI News Team PROVIDENCE — A bill that would introduce climate change education resources into Rhode Island classrooms is being met with support, though critics say it would overburden already stressed teachers. Representative Terri Cortvriend, D-Portsmouth, and Senator Valerie Lawson, D-East Providence, introduced the Climate Literacy Act (H7275/S2039)Read More →

The Hanover–Caroline Soil and Water Conservation District recently named Robin Didlake as District Environmental Education Teacher of the Year. The agency is thrilled to announce that she has also been selected as one of two Environmental Education Teachers of the Year for Virginia. Didlake has been a teacher in VirginiaRead 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, Youth in the Wild, School, OST, K-8, OregoRead More →

KARACHI: WWF-Pakistan has signed a memorandum of understanding with Novumpack for corporate sustainability and is collaborating in environmental education campaigns, WWF-Pakistan announced on Wednesday. As the largest non-profit organization working in environmental and nature conservation in Pakistan, WWF-Pakistan strives to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and buildRead More →

The past 18 months have been filled with hopes, dreams and challenges, heavily impacted by the historic viral pandemic. It became evident during this time, perhaps more than ever before, that people regard parks and natural areas as essential to their lives. People have shown a new appreciation for natureRead More →

South Africa has a long history of environmental education, with wildlife conservation taking the lion’s share in private institutions outside the formal school system. But that changed in post-apartheid education policy when the Constitution guaranteed citizens the right to a healthy and safe environment. South Africa’s curriculum integrates environmental educationRead More →

DS Smith continued its environmental education project with schools in Zărnești in partnership with the Brașov County School Inspectorate. The educational project, launched last year, aims to familiarize school students with concepts such as recycling, environmental protection and the importance of a circular economy. More than 570 children participated DueRead More →

CHARLES TOWN – The Potomac Valley Audubon Society is recruiting for two full-time 6-month positions at AmeriCorps starting in March 2022 and ending in late August. One will focus on the implementation of PVAS educational programs for youth, and the other will focus on conservation initiatives and land management inRead 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 opportunities for local, regional, state and federal grants. PURPOSE OF THIS GRANT: Environmental Education, K-12, Civic Engagement Deadline: February 25 Thanks forRead More →

WAPPINGERS FALLS – New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the restoration and improvement of an accessible trail at the Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center in Wappingers Falls in Dutchess County. The half-mile Woodland Trail was destroyed by a microburst in May 2018, andRead More →

NEEF is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert D. Bullard of Texas Southern University, Sally Cole of Apple, Arturo Garcia-Costas of the New York Community Trust and Omar Mitchell of the National Hockey League to its board of directors. WASHINGTON, November 16, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – TheRead More →

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is pleased to announce the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors. “We are delighted to welcome this group of talented and accomplished individuals to the NEEF Board of Directors,” said NEEF ChairmanRead More →

Trail improves access to natural resources in the Hudson Valley and provides new educational opportunities for visitors New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the restoration and improvement of an accessible trail at the Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center in Wappingers Falls inRead 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 OBJECTIVE OF THIS GRANT: Environmental education, Civic engagement, Youth development, Env Thanks for readingRead More →

Mandy Kern is left, Onlaee Nicklin (middle) is illustrator and publisher Tracy Million-Simmons with Meadowlark Press (right). FHSU University Relations A staff member at Fort Hays State University has been recognized by the Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education for overcoming the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic on environmentalRead More →

02/11/21 HAYS, Kan. – A Fort Hays State University staff member has been recognized by the Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE) for overcoming the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic in environmental protection. environmental education. Mandy Kern, Program Specialist at FHSU’s Kansas Wetlands Education Center (KWEC) near GreatRead More →

Principals and educators across the country want to be heard about the change in the way environmental education is delivered in schools right now. This comes in the context of the 26th United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP26) being hosted by the UK from Sunday. RepresentativesRead More →

The 26th United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP26) hosted by the United Kingdom begins on Sunday (representative) Image Credit: Shutterstock New Delhi: As countries prepare to participate in climate negotiations at United Nations conference in Glasgow, educators and school principals in India call for reforms toRead 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, Education, Civic engagement, Employment / Career Thanks forRead More →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Environmental education requires more investment and innovation if future generations are to be able to fully respond to the climate emergency, experts said. The deepening environmental crisis will continue to worsen if there is not significant support and investment in environmental and science education, the researchers warned. Reforms would helpRead 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 →

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 →