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MAEE strengthens the role of education as a solution to our environmental and societal challenges.

We serve environmental education (EE) professionals, students, K-12 educators, and their allies in Minnesota through:

  • Coordinating professional development and networking opportunities through conferences and other events
  • Acknowledging successful EE programs and professionals with EE Awards
  • Supporting legislation, partnership and programming that advances EE at the state, regional and national level
  • Empowering our members with the resources they need

Join the MAEE Board of Directors!
Are you passionate about environmental education? Are you looking for a way to support and advance the field of EE in Minnesota? Do you like to plan events, network with other EE professionals, have expertise in finance, advocacy, or communications? If you said yes to any of these, you should join the MAEE Board! To apply, fill out the short application to tell us about yourself here. Deadline: September 15th. MAEE members will vote on the final board candidates via email at the end of September.

October Feast Forward in Duluth

Save the Date for our final Feast Forward of the year! Saturday, October 3rd at Hartley Nature Center in Duluth. More details coming soon!

MEEC Conference

We encourage everyone to attend the Midwest Environmental Education Conference in Madison, WI from October 21-24. We will be arranging carpooling from the Twin Cities for everyone interested in riding together. Contact Liz Hasty if you are interested in carpooling. Learn more about the MEEC Conference here!


We have two new blog posts that were recently updated to highlight environmental education resources and examples: Easy Ways to Get Students Outside
and a new Advocacy & Equity Corner: Social Justice and Environmental Education.
Click here to read them!

Every month guest bloggers share their stories, resources, and insights into the world of environmental education. Do you have a story to share? Send in a short entry for the MAEE blog! Share stories from the field, highlight an organization or educator that has influenced you, or feature a resource that's been helpful. Contact Callie Recknagel with ideas.

Mapping Environmental Education in MN

What does EE look like in Minnesota? Where does it happen? Use the MAEE mapping tool to explore all of the great places engaging people in environmental education across the state!

This map is a work in progress, so if you know of something that's not on the map already, please send an email to and we'll be sure to add it in.

Visit SEEK for EE Jobs & Events

SEEK is a database of EE jobs, resources, and events. It's also home to Minnesota's EE guiding documents, like GreenPrint and Environmental Literacy Scope and Sequence: SEEK website!

MAEE Organizational Members
  • Audubon Center of the Northwoods
  • Conserve School
  • Hennepin County Environment and Energy Department
  • Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - SEEK
  • Ney Nature Center
  • Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center
Interested in becoming an organizational member of MAEE?Check out our membership page for more details.

Support MAEE today! Your donation will help us continue to:
  • bring high-quality professional development opportunities to MN educators
  • connect educators to resources that help them improve their practice, and
  • support our work educating the public, teachers, and policy-makers about the value of environmental education.
MAEE is a state affiliate of NAAEE

No Child Left Inside Coalition

MAEE is a member of the No Child Left Inside Coalition. Read about the exciting legislation that this coalition promotes on our NCLI page and ask your organization to join the coalition today!

MN Green Schools Coalition
MAEE is a founding member of the MN Green Schools Coalition and supports the work of transforming traditional schools into healthy, high-performing learning spaces for environmental education.

VIDEO: No Child Left Inside

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