Students and Nature

The 15th Annual International Endangered Species Day is May 15 – How Are You Planning to Celebrate?

Endangered Species Day is a day to learn about and take action for the threatened and endangered species in your community, state, and around the world.  This year, you may … Read more

A Climate Hero in the Big Apple

During these challenging times, the National Wildlife Federation’s Emily Fano stands out as a beacon of hope and leadership on some of today’s most pressing challenges in the nation’s largest … Read more

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Eco-Schools USA May Newsletter

What is a teacher? Close your eyes for a moment and let the words and memories flood your mind. The definition of a teacher as provided by online dictionaries reads, … Read more

EcoCareers Conference 2020 Provides Insight and Inspiration During Uncertain Times

As global temperatures rise, habitats are lost to development, more species become threatened—and now, as our global community confronts a mass pandemic—the need for more leaders in environmental science and … Read more

Happy Earth Month: How College Students Can Celebrate At Home

This April marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22. How are you going to celebrate? Need ideas of how you can enjoy it safely at-home and online? … Read more

Eco-Schools USA April Newsletter

Ecological Resilience The capacity of an ecosystem to respond to disturbances by resisting damage and recovering quickly. Daily, National Wildlife Federation staff work to support resilience projects that will lead … Read more

The Gravity of Our Climate Situation

RiSC teachers are passionate about climate and resilience education. One particular example is middle school STEM teacher Sarah Slack of Brooklyn, who joined the RiSC program in 2019. In January … Read more

Eco-Schools USA March Newsletter

Eco-Schools USA March Newsletter

Climate change is ravaging our shared world, yet the voices uplifted aren’t those of climate refugees or of frontlines land defenders. We rarely hear from indigenous peoples, the holders of … Read more

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