Students and Nature

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

An EcoLeader’s Perspective

Last month, National Wildlife Federation’s EcoLeaders program, an initiative dedicated to leadership and career development for young people passionate about futures in Conservation and Sustainability career sectors, sent NWF EcoLeader … 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

Sustainability in Higher Education Outlook for the 2019-2020 School Year

With the fall semester in full swing, sustainability offices around the country are gearing up for a new year. In my role as the National Wildlife Federation Higher Education Sustainability … 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

College Students Use Art to Raise Awareness About Endangered Species

As we begin the fall semester, and students, faculty, and staff make their way back to campus, I wanted to share the winners and art submissions of the Saving Endangered … Read more

Stand with Youth and Wildlife for Climate Action

On Friday, September 20th, millions of people from around the world will walk out of their schools, workplaces and homes to join the youth-led Global Climate Strike to demand action … Read more