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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...

2014-03-10 23:23:12

Students from Wyandotte High School are getting much deserved attention for stepping up as environmental leaders in their community through the EE Community Connections program, supported by national non-profit Earth Force. This week, Mayor Holland will join the students as they work work directly with environmental engineers to build birdhouses on the plant’s property, as part of GM’s habitat restorations goals. Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Students from Wyandotte High...

2014-02-13 23:28:46

Local Solutions, the Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference set for May 19-21, is offering savings on early-bird registration before March 1. The conference is hosted by Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Keene, NH (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Early bird registration rates are now available for the Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference, hosted by Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental...

2014-01-25 00:20:23

OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today a joint work session was held with three legislative committees to investigate how to deliver environmental science education to all children in Washington State. A panel of leaders from the Pacific Education Institute (PEI) presented a solution before three House committees, Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, House Agriculture and Natural Resources and House Education Committee. PEI provides rich learning experiences for...

2013-12-06 23:02:14

Antioch University New England is launching a graduate fellowship in conservation psychology, the first of its kind in the country, thanks to an anonymous gift. Keene, New Hampshire (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Antioch University New England (AUNE) has created a new graduate fellowship in conservation psychology, thanks to an anonymous gift of $50,000. The fellowship, the first of its kind in the country, was announced at the celebration of AUNE’s Department of Environmental Studies’...

2013-11-18 23:30:38

People can now register for Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference, the regional conference which will be hosted by Antioch University New England and EPA in May 2014. Keene, New Hampshire (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Registration is now open for the LOCAL SOLUTIONS: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference to be hosted by Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on May 19-21, 2014, in Manchester, New Hampshire....

2013-11-18 12:25:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection is encouraging environmental stewards to apply for the 2014 Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards. "Organizations that have developed innovative projects to improve the environment in Pennsylvania deserve recognition," Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Governor Corbett and I are proud to continue this tradition of recognizing the organizations and individuals that show...

2013-11-06 23:28:00

Prominent Career in Multicultural Media, Marketing, and Education Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Carlos Alcazar joins the Board of Directors at the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Mr. Alcazar is President and CEO of the Hispanic Communications Network, the leading producer and distributor of educational and informational media serving US Hispanic communities. Carlos leads HCN’s teams in their work to inform, empower and engage...

2013-11-04 12:22:18

Deadline to Apply is Jan. 6, 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today invited schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts, nonprofit organizations, municipalities and businesses to apply for Environmental Education Grants to develop programs and projects. "These grants fund projects that explore many of today's most pressing issues," Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Providing...