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2011-06-21 00:00:28

Loyola University New Orleans will offer three new interdisciplinary degree focused on environmental studies. Three major degree tracks will be offered including Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a concentration in biological sciences; Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies with a concentration in the humanities; and Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies with a concentration in social sciences. The program focuses on understanding the relationships between humans and...

2011-06-20 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NatureBridge, the largest residential environmental education partner of the National Park Service, announced today it will hold its Teacher Professional Development Program on climate change at the NatureBridge campus at Marin Headlands in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area on June 20 and 21. Funded by the National Park Foundation's Parks Climate Challenge, the program will provide nationally relevant and replicable training for teachers...

2011-06-20 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bateman Group, an integrated public relations and social media communications firm, today announced that NatureBridge, the largest residential environmental education partner of the National Park Service, has enlisted Bateman Group to serve as the organization's U.S. PR agency of record, effective immediately. With this win, Bateman Group expands its Green/Sustainability practice formed on Oct. 25, 2010 around flagship client Recyclebank focused...

2011-06-13 10:32:00

STAMFORD, Conn., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The streets of New York City may be just as urban as ever, an unending view of steel and concrete, but for the 700 students of PS 333 on New York City's Upper Westside, a trip to the farm is only a few stair flights away. Located on the third floor roof of the Manhattan School for Children is an environmental farming Mecca. Rows and rows of organic kale, arugula, basil, broccoli, beets, cabbage and lettuce are growing and thriving in a state...

2011-06-01 14:38:00

CHICAGO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trained leaders guided three Kelley Elementary first grade classes through the aisles of the local grocery store, teaching the kids the benefits of eating a well balanced diet and staying active. The Field Trip, Kid Healthy Ideas(TM), was designed exclusively for GIANT® Foods Stores by Chicago-based Field Trip Factory, an experiential learning leader who has been at the forefront of the effort to bring Health and Wellness education to...

2011-05-13 10:33:00

Focus on Creating, Funding Environmental Centers on School Grounds HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it will host a free outdoor learning center workshop for educators Thursday, June 16, at Mechanicsburg Middle School in Cumberland County. The workshop, co-sponsored by Mechanicsburg School District and the Mechanicsburg Area Parks & Recreation Department, will offer local educators the chance to learn...

2011-05-13 10:30:00

Focus on 'Green' Home Construction, Clean Waste Technology HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it will host two summer workshops to help teachers learn about alternative energy. The workshops, hosted by DEP in conjunction with Waste Management and Fresco Green Building Supplies, will offer presentations and site visits to a landfill and a house built using "green" technology. "As energy and the environment...

2011-04-26 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va. April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Resources and its award-winning environmental education program, Project Plant It!, will celebrate a milestone in April with the ceremonial planting of the 100,000th tree distributed to students since the program was launched in 2007. According to the Virginia Department of Forestry, the equivalent of more than 250 acres of new forest land will be created if all 100,000-plus tree seedlings are planted and grow to maturity. Along...

2011-04-22 12:35:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced that it has awarded more than $538,000 in Environmental Education Grants to 102 non-profits, schools, universities and conservation districts across Pennsylvania. Grant recipients will use the funding to develop projects such as hosting sustainability workshops, holding nature programs for children, and implementing environmental education programs in their communities....

2011-04-12 11:30:00

MONTREAL, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) and Earth Day Canada (EDC) announced today a five-year partnership agreement under which EDC will support a CN program to encourage environmental values and initiatives among CN employees across North America. Working at key North American CN offices and yard facilities, the program will: - Motivate, encourage and enable employees to embrace environmental stewardship and support a cleaner...


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