Environmental Education Issues

Winter is a Busy Season at Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center - The Keene Sentinel

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The Keene Sentinel

Winter is a Busy Season at Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center
The Keene Sentinel
Many people assume the same is true of the Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center (BEEC) in West Brattleboro since its work is so closely tied to nature. But a quick look will reveal a typically full calendar of events, programs and educational ...

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PEEC Receives Outstanding Environmental Education Organization ... - Los Alamos Daily Post

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PEEC Receives Outstanding Environmental Education Organization ...
Los Alamos Daily Post
PEEC is one of five award recipients at this year's Environmental Literacy Summit, and received the only award given to an organization. PEEC educators ...

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Exelon Receives Major Award for Environmental Stewardship, Parks and Education Support - Business Wire (press release)

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Business Wire (press release)

Exelon Receives Major Award for Environmental Stewardship, Parks and Education Support
Business Wire (press release)
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel presents The Trust for Public Land's 'Land for People' Award to Exelon at the national organization's annual celebration luncheon. The award is the Trust's highest honor. (From left: Bridget Reidy, executive vice president, ...

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SC Waterfowl Association receives Duke Energy grant - Sumter Item

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SC Waterfowl Association receives Duke Energy grant
Sumter Item
The grant is among nearly $500,000 the foundation is granting to environmental nonprofit organizations in South Carolina. The grants will fund environmental projects, wildlife conservation efforts and environmental educational programs across the Duke ...

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Red Cedar Renaissance project worth wait - City Pulse

November 16, 2017 - 11:51pm

Red Cedar Renaissance project worth wait
City Pulse
Art in the Wild's mission: To enhance environmental restoration projects in Mid-Michigan through the placement of art, and by using human imagination for the purpose of providing opportunities for environmental education. These works of art will be ...

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DEC recognizes school recycling program - Rome Sentinel

November 16, 2017 - 4:06pm

DEC recognizes school recycling program
Rome Sentinel
Authority Director of Recycling Emily M. Albright said it is “committed to environmental education and introducing lifelong recycling habits at an early age. We are honored to be receiving this award.” Other organizations that were recognized are in ...

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Indonesia Unveils Plan to Roll out 1,000 Eco-Mosques by 2020 - Voice of America

November 16, 2017 - 11:52am

Voice of America

Indonesia Unveils Plan to Roll out 1,000 Eco-Mosques by 2020
Voice of America
Worshippers in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country, are set to go green with a new initiative that aims to establish 1,000 eco-mosques by 2020 ...

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Primary schools celebrate achievements in environmental education - Malta Independent Online

November 16, 2017 - 9:20am

Malta Independent Online

Primary schools celebrate achievements in environmental education
Malta Independent Online
A total of 87 primary schools across Malta and Gozo are celebrating their outstanding achievements in connecting children with nature through BirdLife Malta's Dinja Waħda schools programme. Following on from the successful Secondary Awards in October, ...

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Indonesia unveils plan to roll out 1000 eco-mosques by 2020 - Reuters

November 16, 2017 - 6:59am

Indonesia unveils plan to roll out 1000 eco-mosques by 2020
Reuters
Launched this week by Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla, the initiative will help the mosques to source renewable energy, manage their water and food needs sustainably, reduce and recycle waste and provide environmental education. The project will ...

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In New Orleans, expanded Green Project a 'celebration of lots of salvage under one roof' - The Advocate

November 16, 2017 - 5:23am

The Advocate

In New Orleans, expanded Green Project a 'celebration of lots of salvage under one roof'
The Advocate
Money also goes to the nonprofit's K-12 education program. The free environmental education lessons use hands-on activities, literature and art to generate discussions and critical thinking about creative reuse and recycling. "It's a very sustainable ...

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Can companies measure employee engagement? - GreenBiz

November 16, 2017 - 5:09am

GreenBiz

Can companies measure employee engagement?
GreenBiz
A new report by the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) presents a novel way to measure the impact of sustainability efforts on employee engagement, and the data are encouraging. Winning in the Marketplace and Workplace: Activating ...

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Wonderfeet receives $102K - Rutland Herald

November 16, 2017 - 2:08am

Rutland Herald

Wonderfeet receives $102K
Rutland Herald
On its website, the Canaday Family Charitable Trust says its primary purpose is “to encourage and support not-for-profit organizations that work in Vermont to improve the lives of children and families, promote environmental education and conservation ...

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Sykora receives awards from Inter-Community Action, Schuylkill Center - Montgomery Newspapers

November 15, 2017 - 4:59pm

Montgomery Newspapers

Sykora receives awards from Inter-Community Action, Schuylkill Center
Montgomery Newspapers
... with two local awards for her years of service to the Roxborough community: the Community Appreciation Award from Inter-Community Action and the Henry Meigs Environmental Leadership Award from the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education.

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Environmental Education Center Offers Programs for All Ages - TAPinto.net

November 15, 2017 - 4:36pm

TAPinto.net

Environmental Education Center Offers Programs for All Ages
TAPinto.net
BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge has scheduled the following Naturalist-led programs to help children and adults enjoy the wonders of nature in ...

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Beautiful places across South Carolina will benefit from Duke Energy - Index-Journal

November 15, 2017 - 4:26pm

Beautiful places across South Carolina will benefit from Duke Energy
Index-Journal
The grants will fund environmental projects, wildlife conservation efforts and environmental educational programs across the Duke Energy service territory in the state. “We are dedicated to protecting the natural beauty of South Carolina and being good ...

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CBBF Conservation and Environmental Stewardship class of 2017 - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

November 15, 2017 - 2:51pm

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

CBBF Conservation and Environmental Stewardship class of 2017
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Education K-12 — Kimberly Ogden at Berlanga Elementary School feels passionately about introducing students to nature and teaching them to become good stewards of the environment. Kimberly finds every opportunity to take her students on outdoor field ...

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Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority receives Environmental ... - Utica Observer Dispatch

November 15, 2017 - 10:19am

Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority receives Environmental ...
Utica Observer Dispatch
Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority was one of seven organizations that was recognized for their state-of-the-art programs Tuesday, according to a news ...

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Fires, floods, hurricanes: Teachers turn natural disasters into science and history lessons - EdSource

November 15, 2017 - 12:03am

EdSource

Fires, floods, hurricanes: Teachers turn natural disasters into science and history lessons
EdSource
They see the connection between what's on the news and these larger environmental issues,” said Andra Yeghoian, environmental education coordinator for the San Mateo County Office of Education, who teaches environmental science and trains teachers ...

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New Ogeechee Riverkeeper named - Savannah Morning News

November 14, 2017 - 9:51pm

Savannah Morning News

New Ogeechee Riverkeeper named
Savannah Morning News
Before returning home to Savannah, Perry worked seven years as a marine fisheries biologist with NOAA, three years as director of an environmental education non-profit, and 12 years studying and writing about the cultural and political ecology of ...

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TREE Semester Earns Environmental Education Accreditation - Colorado College News

November 14, 2017 - 5:54pm

Colorado College News

TREE Semester Earns Environmental Education Accreditation
Colorado College News
Colorado College's Teaching and Research in Environmental Education (TREE) Semester is now one of only eight accredited environmental education programs in North America and one of only two undergraduate programs in the country to receive this ...

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