Students and Nature

Climate Equity Collaborative’s Inaugural Youth Advisory Council

The Climate Equity Collaborative™ (CEC) is a public-private partnership that engages nontraditional partners, with an emphasis on youth and underserved communities, in climate innovation and climate action. CEC engages at … Read more

Nature-Themed Reading for Black History Month

This Black History Month, we are uplifting Black leaders that have made a difference by sharing personal, ancestral, and contemporary connections with nature, gardening, and community education. Progressive Nature Studies … Read more

A young volunteer wearing a blue "Earth Tomorrow" t-shirt uses a circular saw to divide a plank of wood.

Earth Tomorrow’s “3’Peat” Service Learning Confluence

I share this poem because it speaks to confluence. Confluence: Merriam Webster defines as a coming or flowing together, meeting, or gathering at one point. The flowing together of two … Read more

Data-Driven Sustainability: Tracking Tools for K-12 Success

Join the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) March 5-7, 2024, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, for this year’s Green Schools Conference (GSC). We are proud to be one of over a … Read more

A group of students huddle around a microscope.

New Climate Education Bill for New York

In November 2023, scientists in Europe reported that Earth’s global average temperature was briefly two degrees Celsius hotter than pre-industrial levels. NOAA and NASA— U.S. federal agencies—both confirmed that 2023 … Read more

NWF 2023 Black ERG Scholarship Awardees

7 Young Conservation Leaders Receive College Scholarship from NWF’s Earth Tomorrow Program

There are a lot of companies talking about JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion). Although many of them have good intentions the reality is there’s more talk than substance in … Read more

Young Conservationists in Big Sky

The National Wildlife Federation’s Montana Garden for Wildlife Coordinator and AmeriCorps member Dan French has many responsibilities and opportunities to impact the Missoula community and surrounding valleys. The  Garden for … Read more

Campus Race to Zero Waste 2023 Best Practices

Campuses across the U.S. divert waste from the landfill through move-out collections, distribute reusable to-go containers in campus dining halls, and recover food waste for use in the community. These … Read more

An aerial view of a class of children.

Pollinator Protectors: The Power of Youth Education in Safeguarding People, Pollinators, and the Planet

Knowledge, Compassion, and Action is at the heart of Katie Thompson’s teaching philosophy. In fact, it’s Ms. Thompson’s mantra. “First, I give my students knowledge – the ‘what, why and … Read more

The Earth Tomorrow Summer Institute Brings Environmental Justice to Youth

In an urban setting 5 miles south of downtown Atlanta, we walked under the shaded canopy of trees to visit Grandfather Beech. Standing tall and proud at over one hundred … Read more