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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 People with good jobs found in large cities are more likely to engage in pro-environmental activities. So says a new study of China's environmental behavior published this week in the British journal Environmental Conservation. For the first time, scientists weighed employment and leadership when considering how people act regarding their natural surroundings. They found the status and...

2011-01-11 08:22:00

$1.4 million in Grants from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation will support efforts to put students at the center of learning QUINCY, Mass., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to prepare all of New England's learners with the skills and knowledge they need for full participation in postsecondary education, work and life, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation promotes the integration of Student-Centered Learning across New England. Seven organizations and school districts...

2010-12-02 00:00:48

Grant Supports Launch of Environmental Education Teacher-Training Program at Nonprofit's Santa Monica Mountains Campus. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 NatureBridge, the largest residential environmental education partner of the National Park Service, announced today receipt of a $30,000 grant from The Boeing Company. The grant will fund high-quality environmental education training for K-12 teachers throughout southern California, at NatureBridge's Santa Monica Mountains Campus....

2010-11-30 12:01:00

Volunteer Appreciation Gala to Take Place on December 3 in Denver DENVER, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association, the nation's voice for the protection of children and animals, will honor its 200-plus animal-assisted therapy teams at a special volunteer appreciation gala in downtown Denver on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. Along with their volunteer handlers, more than 60 therapy dogs, two therapy cats and one therapy guinea pig will be recognized for their work in...

2010-11-10 00:00:42

Accrediting officials recognize program's attention to detail, thorough safety policies and constant communication Lehi, UT (PRWEB) November 9, 2010 CARF International has announced that Outback Therapeutic Expeditions, a therapeutic wilderness program for struggling teens ages 13-17, has been accredited for a period of three years, becoming the first ever outdoor program to achieve such accreditation in the state of Utah. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of...

2010-10-28 14:25:00

Deadline to Apply is Dec. 17 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection is accepting applications from schools, universities, intermediate units, county conservation districts, environmental education centers, businesses and incorporated nonprofit organizations--including municipalities and municipal authorities--for the 2011 Environmental Education Program grants. "This is a great opportunity to learn and understand the many different...

2010-10-18 07:50:00

MANTECA, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Manteca Unified School District selects Gen7 to host its sixth-grade Environmental Stewards. In the district's ongoing effort to encourage environmental education, the first Environmental Stewards were selected to create and implement a recycling program for their schools. The 40 sixth-grade students will spend the day at Manteca-based American Modular Systems, which manufactures Gen7 high-performance, eco-friendly classrooms. The event will take...

2010-09-28 07:08:00

Trailblazer Adventure Program, the Leading Outdoor Education Effort, Promotes Hunting, Fishing and Conservation COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation's (USSAF) signature outdoor education program for American youth, the Trailblazer Adventure Program, is preparing to reach a major milestone on October 2 with its one millionth participant attending an event. Trailblazer gives youth the chance to experience the shooting, hunting, fishing,...

2010-09-22 06:00:00

Nature Rocks Day(TM) Kicks Off the Collaboration With over 10 Events Across the US on September 25 WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Nature Rocks, a national initiative created to inspire and empower parents to enjoy quality time in nature with their families, announced a partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the fifth national organization to partner with Nature Rocks, founded by Children & Nature Network and...

2010-06-16 09:25:00

ATLANTA, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping to take care of the Earth now rests in some of the littlest hands in Georgia. Atlanta area kindergarteners are learning how they can make a big difference when it comes to using our resources, keeping nature beautiful, and building more sustainable lifestyles. With assistance from Idbids LLC, a Georgia-based company, kindergarten teachers are empowering a generation to care for the environment. The company has recently introduced a curriculum...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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