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2014-08-18 23:02:27

The recipients were recognized for their contributions to environmental education and science. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Three students who participated in the Army Educational Outreach Program’s eCYBERMISSION competition were recognized at a White House ceremony last week, which honored young innovators in environmental sciences and protection. Their team advisor and another eCYBERMISSION team advisor were also recognized at the event. The students, Daniel Burgess, Joey...

2014-07-10 16:21:59

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti today announced two contests to foster the goals of Kids in Nature, a department-wide effort to introduce more families to outdoor adventures. "As part of our Kids in Nature program, we will be offering contests designed to draw families to Pennsylvania's state parks and state forestlands," Ferretti said. "Running simultaneously over the next several...

2014-06-25 23:07:21

Beginning in fall 2014, the School of Science will offer two new degrees in environmental science, responding to the rising demand for trained professionals in environmental fields. Riverdale, N.Y., (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 With the increased awareness and focus on environmental issues around the world and within the U.S., the need for environmental science specialists is on the rise. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a strong growth in environmental science in the next decade in...

2014-06-17 16:21:47

POULTNEY, Vt., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College announced today that it will offer the nation's first online Master of Science degree in Resilient and Sustainable Communities (MRSC). This two-year program, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, will begin in February 2015 with a residency featuring Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and climate-change activist. "If we have one need on this planet, it's for resilient...

2014-05-20 08:24:38

NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Road Integrated Media and Earth Day Network are pleased to announce a partnership in celebration of Rachel Carson's birthday, to honor her legacy of environmental conservation, and to mark fifty years since her death in 1964. For every Open Road Media Rachel Carson ebook sold between May 20 and May 27, Open Road will donate one dollar to the Earth Day Network. Qualifying purchases can be made at Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com, the Kobo...

2014-05-06 12:23:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of guided outdoor recreation events this year - from after work hikes to family fishing programs to night-time paddles - will connect people to enriching outdoor experiences through the newly expanded Get Outdoors PA program, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti announced today. Beginning this weekend, several partners will be holding "GO" Days on weekends in May and June across the state...

2014-04-22 23:03:51

Employees from GM’s Bowling Green Assembly, WKU Center for Environmental Education & Sustainability staff, and students from Warren Central High School will wade into Trammel Creek today, April 22, 2014, as the automaker celebrates the 25th anniversary of its signature watershed education program, GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network). The program, which is run by the national non-profit Earth Force, engages multiple partners throughout a community to empower young...

2014-04-22 08:26:41

ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Society of High School Scholars Foundation (NSHSS Fdn) (a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity dedicated to supporting education in the form of scholarships for under-represented students in STEM career majors, as well as business, economics, and public policy career majors) teamed up with Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) for the second year to host an international competition centered around Earth Day and youth activation relating to...

2014-04-12 23:01:23

GM and Earth Force celebrate the 25th anniversary of its signature watershed education program, GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network). 80 middle school students from Eisenhower Middle School will wade into a local creek on April 11, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Employees from GM’s Fairfax Assembly plant, Blue River Watershed Association (BRWA) staff, and students from Eisenhower Middle School will wade into a...

2014-04-09 23:02:47

STEM Learning Resources Focus on Solving Environmental Challenges Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Students and educators around the country are taking part in National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) 2014 throughout April with learning focused on how the STEM fields, specifically engineering, can be used to solve some of today’s biggest environmental problems, leading to sustainable solutions for a healthier planet and healthier people. EE Week, run by the National...


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