Latest Environmental education Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

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