The Early Childhood Health Outdoors (ECHO) program was created out of necessity; a necessity for all young children to have daily access to quality outdoor learning, creating a lifelong affinity … Read more
Students and Nature
What is a Naturalized Outdoor Learning Environment?
EcoCareers Conference 2019 Provides Insight and Inspiration
Making a difference for wildlife and the environment can take many forms. For some students, embarking on their first internship or job search can be full of trepidation–but EcoCareers is … Read more
Students Rise Together In Call for Climate Action
“My name is Moriah C. and I’m in 5th Grade and I am 11 years old. I live in Bushwick, Brooklyn and am here today because I want to share … Read more
San Diego Students Making Waves: Join the #OceanChallenge
In August 2018, Cloe Moreno and Eliana Meza-Ehlert, students at High Tech High, an Eco-School in San Diego, CA, participated in the Student Conservation Leadership Summit at the University of … Read more
Salmon Stewards: Seasons of Growth
“Fish are like trees! ” exclaimed Melody, a 3rd grader who is now also an enthusiastic Salmon Steward at Carus Elementary. She’s referring to the unexpected discovery she made when peering … Read more
Students at PS 250 in Brooklyn Plan an Urban Schoolyard Habitat
When I heard that P.S. 250 would be awarded capital funds from the Brooklyn Borough President’s office to create a state-of-the-art pollinator learning garden in our school, I was excited. … Read more
Green Street Academy: Where are they now?
In May 2018, National Wildlife Federation and our partners broke ground on our large-scale green infrastructure project at Green Street Academy (GSA), a public charter school in Baltimore City. During … Read more
NWF Eco-Schools USA is Turning 10!
It’s a new year, and what better way to start than with an anniversary celebration! It’s been ten years since the National Wildlife Federation became host and operator of the … Read more
From the Swamp to the Superdome: Students Connect the Coast to the Big Game
On a recent Sunday morning, sixteen students from Dillard University and the University of New Orleans joined us on a boat trip to learn about coastal land loss and flood … Read more
Sustainable Squires: Sustainability Education and Practice in Newburgh, Indiana
The students of Castle North Middle School (CNMS) located in Newburgh, Indiana are working hard to make their school a more sustainable place to learn and take action. Through a … Read more