Students and Nature

MLK Day 2023: NWF Education Team Plants Seeds of Service

In the fall of 2022, the Education & Engagement Department leadership team, led by the Vice President of Education & Engagement Kim Martinez, started to prepare a team-wide planning meeting … Read more

NWF Partners with Dream in Green to Present at the 2023 Green Schools Conference

This February, National Wildlife Federation and Dream in Green will be presenting at the annual Green Schools Conference February 27-March 1, 2023 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Green Schools Conference … Read more

Youth tree planting event

North Carolina’s Youth Plant Over 500 Longleaf Pine Trees at the Hoke Community Forest

The National Wildlife Federation, in partnership with Hoke County, planning partners, and funders, hosted a tree planting ceremony this past weekend to celebrate and initiate restoration efforts of the Hoke … Read more

Volunteers pose by a well-decorated aquarium after delivering salmon eggs.

Hatching a Plan for Salmon Stewardship

On a gray, drizzly morning at the end of October, a small fleet of volunteers departed the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (ODFW) forested campus. Each carried a cooler … Read more

Education Newsletter Fall 2022

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team In this issue, you’ll read about an inspirational mural in Texas, environmental justice and youth leadership in New York, and a nationwide … Read more

2022 Delaware River Watershed Fellows kayaking in the Delaware River Watershed

A Cool Summer Job in Conservation

Air Dunkley began rowing competitively in 7th grade. His 6’7” frame carried him to success through high school and into college, but as much as he gave the sport, the … Read more

Campus Waste Minimization: Strategies From the 2022 Campus Race to Zero Waste

Despite the challenges colleges and universities faced this year due to the pandemic, campuses were committed to relaunching and strengthening initiatives to engage students, faculty, and staff in advancing waste … Read more

August 31 field trip to Coney Island Creek

Teachers Explore Climate Resilience Education at RiSC Summer Professional Learning Institute

Resilience has become a buzzword, but what does the term really mean, especially in relation to the climate crisis, and how can it be discussed in the classroom? This was … Read more

Education Newsletter Summer 2022

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team As we start to think about heading back to school, we’re excited to share stories about two programs that have kept us … Read more

student designed climate board game

RiSC Students: Climate Resilience Ambassadors in Coney Island

Over the past decade, the need to protect our nation’s coastlines from sea level rise, erosion, and coastal storms has become one of the most critical and immediate challenges we … Read more