Environmental Education Update
Environmental Education Update Descriptions
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Host: Michelle Donlan, NCTC. Presenters: Josh Falk, Education Program Officer, NEEF and Maria Arnold, USFWS Youth Program Specialist, NCTC. March 4, 2015.
Our webcast will feature "Hands on the Land" (HOL), a network of 120 distinct partnerships between five Federal land management agency sites and local schools focused on promoting educational excellence. HOL provides students across America with hands-on learning in natural and cultural settings, and is coordinated by the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF). USFWS currently counts 13 site-school partnerships among the total. Presenters include Josh Falk, Education Program Officer, NEEF and Maria Arnold, USFWS Youth Program Specialist, NCTC. Host: Michelle Donlan, NCTC.
Environmental Education Update. Presenters: Josh Falk, Education Program Officer, NEEF; Maria Arnold, USFWS Youth Program Specialist, NCTC; and Derrick Baldwin, Cultural Heritage Program Specialist, BLM Hands on the Land Program. Sept. 2, 2015.
The NCTC Division of Education & Outreach will host a discussion on the Hands on the Land (HOL) network that connects schools with sustained hands-on learning in natural and cultural settings on public lands. Presenters will announce an HOL Mini-Grant Program. The mini-grants will support HOL sites comprised of a school partner and a participating federal public land management agency (BLM, FWS, NPS, USFS, and NOAA Marine Sanctuaries). Non-HOL members who join HOL are eligible for funding.
HOL is coordinated by the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF).
Learn more at: http://www.handsontheland.org
Chelsea McKinney, Kathy Sholl, Brett Billings and Randy Robinson, NCTC will provide an overview of Conservation Connect, the new web-based video series produced by NCTC. October 21, 2014.
Presented by Elsa Haubold, National LCC Coordinator; Jean Brennan, Appalachian LCC Coordinator; and Laura McClean, Science Applications Communications Manager. August 26, 2015.
This distance learning series, presented quarterly by NCTC’s Division of Education and Outreach staff, features current environmental education topics and highlights upcoming environmental education courses offered by NCTC and our partners. This series is also an opportunity to share the various environmental education resources and training opportunities that are available to FWS employees and to network with colleagues and partners.
The August 26th broadcast will feature an update on Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) and share information about great environmental educational resources available for use by educators. The broadcast also includes time for live interaction and Q&A with the presenters.
Learn more about the Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network at: http://lccnetwork.org
Presented by Dolores Savignano, Ph.D. FWS - Fish and Aquatic Conservation, as she introduces participants to pollinators and pollinator resources. May 22, 2014.
Presented by Judy Braus, Executive Director of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). March 25, 2014.