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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.

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.

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.

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...

2011-04-11 15:56:48

An Indiana University study examining the adoption of environmental education by schools in Israel, measured by Green School Certification, found that school change was assisted by community-based grassroots efforts, not just 'top-down' school policy.

2011-04-05 13:08:00

NEWARK, N.J., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey teachers are encouraged to apply for funding through PSEG's Environmental Education Grant Program, which provides funding to educators who can link their students' understanding of math, science, computer science, and technology with an enthusiasm and appreciation for the environment.

2011-03-16 14:08:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection is inviting teachers, homeschoolers, non-formal educators, youth group and scout group leaders to the Peregrine Falcon Educators' Workshop.

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2011-01-18 10:10:00

Study of Chinese citizens says jobs more important than salary when it comes to pro-environmental behavior.

2010-12-07 09:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the midst of a global amphibian extinction crisis, it is more important than ever for classroom teachers, home school educators, naturalists, and camp leaders to incorporate effective environmental education into their K-4 agenda.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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