Students and Nature

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Swimming with Salmon, Splashing with Beavers

Preparing for our beaver pond vigil, Professor Phil Brick expressed some doubt that a group of nearly two dozen lively and excited college students would be able to sit silently …

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