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Eco-Schools USA February Newsletter

Abolitionist Teaching The practice of working in solidarity with communities of color while drawing on the imagination, the creativity, the refusal, (re)membering, visionary thinking, healing, rebellious spirit, boldness, determination and … Read more

Niagara County, New York’s Next Generation of Environmental Leaders

Niagara County, NY is well known for its majestic Niagara Falls, as well as the Love Canal environmental tragedy in the 1970s. Contaminated drinking water poisoned hundreds of residents and … Read more

Got Salmon Eggs?

“The eggs are here,” a third grader whispers excitedly to his friend as they walk into the classroom. The buzz travels throughout the classroom and stops as the teacher brings … Read more

Eco-Schools USA December/January Newsletter

“The values we care about the deepest, and the movements within society that support those values, command our love. When those things that we care about so deeply become endangered, … Read more

Celebrating 10 Years of Eco-Schools USA

What a decade! Over the last 10 years, shared stories of success from students and educators have highlighted the positive impacts from the National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA program. Beyond … Read more

Eco-Schools USA November Newsletter

“What we practice on a small scale sets the patterns for the whole system.” ~Adrienne Maree Brown As 2019 slows down and we look forward to upcoming breaks and quality … Read more

Educating a Future Generation of Stewards

To succeed as global citizens and future stewards of our planet, children and young adults should be well-versed in the underlying principles of nature and wildlife. Through educational partnerships focused … Read more

Eco-Schools USA October Newsletter

If you’re trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be. ~Maya Angelou The end of September saw youth around the world organize, speak and march, … Read more

National Wildlife Federation Supports Global Youth Calling for Climate Action

Last week, millions of youth and adult activists around the globe participated in the largest climate protest in recent history: the Global Climate Strike. Students walked out of their schools … Read more

3 Ways the Eco-Schools USA Program Creates Student Leaders

Ten years and over 3 million students! Those are the latest impact numbers from Eco-Schools USA, a global program hosted by the National Wildlife Federation. The program has provided place-based learning … Read more