Students and Nature

Earth Tomorrow Peer Mentors - Summer Institute 2019

Earth Tomorrow Virtual Summer Series takes on Leadership, Social Justice, and Nature

NWF hosts two programs for high school students interested in learning more about the environment, gaining leadership skills, enjoying the natural world, and tackling environmental justice issues – Earth Tomorrow …

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5 Shark Facts I’ve Learned From Kids

As summer rolls around, sharks are naturally on everyone’s mind. To learn more about these vital predators, we talked with photographer George Probst. He has been photographing and observing great …

Garden for Wildlife™ STEM Education Partnership for Black and Other Minority Youth

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and The Links, Incorporated (The Links) partnered to connect black communities with nature through gardening and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) educational programs.  The …

Exploring the Environment and Justice in Niagara County

  |   July 1, 2020

This school year marked the first year of “The Niagara County Youth Environmental Education and Leadership Program.” This multi-year program, created and funded by New York State Attorney General Letitia …

Virtually Migrate through Texas with Pollinators

Every spring and fall, hundreds of species migrate through Texas – many of which are pollinators such as birds and butterflies. Pollinators are organisms that move pollen from one flower …

Henry-ES Garden

Community Connections Grown in Miami, Florida

Taking STEM Outside: Using Environment-based Education to Empower Student Learning Schools are similar to bee colonies, they are constantly buzzing with activity from teachers, students, administrators, cafeteria workers, and custodians, …

Plant with a Purpose: Help Protect Salmon Habitat with Your Garden

Salmon are marathon swimmers, transitioning from freshwater streams to the ocean, and back again. To reach their destinations they often face—and miraculously overcome!—staggering obstacles. They climb fish ladders to push …

Water Connects Us All

  |   June 1, 2020

Students Share Stories to Advocate for Clean Water Water connects us all, from watersheds to oceans, to wetlands. In the summer of 2019, students from Taiwan, the Kumeyaay Nation, and …

Eco-Schools June Newsletter

Eco-Schools USA June Newsletter

  |   May 28, 2020

It’s Great Outdoors Month! How does celebrating the outdoors look to you? Do you fish, hike, bike, or climb? Is it green, brown, or blue spaces you enjoy? Do you …

Colleges and Universities Stop 380 Million Plastic Bottles From Going to the Landfill

Close to 300 U.S. and Canadian campuses recycled, donated, and composted 48.6 million pounds of waste and cut out more than 380 million plastic bottles from the waste stream during …

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