Students and Nature

Four people stand outside and pose for a photo.

Planting the Storytelling Seed

A Reflection of an Environmental Storytelling Workshop For the past year I have been a part of the Chesapeake Conservation Corps (CCC) working with the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Mid-Atlantic … Read more

Head Back to School With the New EcoSchools!

Just as students get excited watching the metamorphosis of a butterfly from an egg to an adult, the National Wildlife Federation’s K-12 education team is bursting with enthusiasm and excitement … Read more

A group of students sit in a circle outside on the ground.

Building Gardens, Repurposing Trash and Cleaning Up the Neighborhood

What can 3,100 students and 241 teachers and administrators from 20 schools accomplish when they commit to making changes on their campuses to mitigate climate change? The answer is big … Read more

Attendees at the Semiconductor Industry Event

Climate Equity Pavilion a First at Semiconductor Industry Event 

Last month, the Climate Equity Collaborative (CEC), co-founded by the National Wildlife Federation, organized a first-of-its-kind pavilion centered on climate equity and social impact at one of the semiconductor industry’s … Read more

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Earth Tomorrow: Houston Brings Environmental Justice to High School Student Leaders

Young Leaders at Earth Tomorrow Summer Institute With support from the Friedkin Group, this summer, a cohort of 25 high-school students across 14 different schools in the Greater Houston Area … Read more

plastic underwater

Fighting Plastic Pollution Through Community

The plastic pollution crisis is an ever-growing problem that affects wildlife, humans, and the physical environments around us on a multitude of levels. Each year more plastic is produced and … Read more

Students at the Resilient Schools Consortium Community Open House bring messaging to Neptune Avenue in Coney Island. Credit: Alex Nawrocky

Climate Education Program in New York City Provides Hope

RiSC Community Open House: “Coney Island: Past, Present and Future” On June 6, 2023, student teams from eight New York City public schools came together in Coney Island’s Kaiser Park … Read more

Teachers learn how to use Seek by iNaturalist to identify trees

Teaching for Climate in Philadelphia Public Schools

The city of Philadelphia can claim many honors, accolades, and “firsts.” Philadelphia is the birthplace of the United States, home of the Liberty Bell, inventor of the cheesesteak, and the … Read more

A Schoolyard Habitats sign in a garden

Education Newsletter Spring 2023

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team What if every school provided equitable access to nature that supports children’s well-being, learning, and unstructured play while contributing to community engagement … Read more

Boston College

2023 Campus Race to Zero Waste Winners: Diverting Waste from Landfills

Participants in the 2023 Campus Race to Zero Waste divert more than 29.4 million pounds of waste from the landfill through donation, composting, and recycling efforts. 3.4 million college students, … Read more