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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

Help grow the movement. Get involved with MAEE today!

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SAVE THE DATE! 

July 28-30, 2017

MAEE will be hosting our Annual Conference at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in Finland, Minnesota. Stay tuned for more info!

Join us for our February Happy Hour Event!

MAEE will be hosting Happy Hour on Thursday, February 23 from 5:30-7:30 at Black Dog Cafe in Saint Paul (308 Prince Street). Drinks will be available for purchase and MAEE will provide light appetizers. This is a free event, open to everyone. We hope to see you there! RSVP here!

Scholarships are available for anyone to apply:

  • Educator Scholarship These funds will go to educators to buy supplies and equipment they otherwise would not be able to buy to enrich their learning environment. This scholarship will help provide facilities with the tools they need to provide meaningful experiences for our learners.
  • Student Scholarship Small scholarships for environmental education students will help them complete their coursework or a certificate and support those entering the field.
  • Conference Scholarship  Conference scholarships are available to EE-related conferences including MAEE Annual Conference, NAAEE, MNA and more!
  • Program Sponsorship The Sponsorship Program offers small grants to other organizations to help further Environmental Education in the state.

The future of MAEE: 2016-2020 Strategic Plan

The MAEE Board of Directors finalized the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan at the January Board Retreat. Read about our vision for the next five years of the organization and learn how you can get involved in creating these exciting initiatives! Visit the Strategic Planning page to learn more.

2016 Membership Transition 

Through our recent strategic planning process, MAEE has decided to move away from a membership model. We will stop accepting new individual memberships on December 31, 2016. All individual memberships created or renewed between now and the end of 2016 will receive full MAEE membership benefits until one year after the renewal date. If your membership is due between now and the end of 2016, you may choose to renew it or to make a donation instead. Organizational memberships will continue to be available. Learn more about our decision to move away from a membership model here.

MAEE Organizational Members
Interested in becoming an organizational member of MAEE? Check out our membership page for more details.

MAEE Blog 

No Water Flows In — It All Flows Out

By: Britt Gangeness

Minnesota has a very unusual geographic position. We sit atop a triple, continental-scale water divide, a divide that sends water north to the Hudson, east to the Great Lakes and the Atlantic, and south to the Gulf of Mexico. Almost all of our water comes to our state as rain or snow.

This means we are not receiving polluted water from a state with lower environmental standards. But it also means we have a responsibility to keep water clean—for our communities and for other states and nations.

Whoa, that’s a big responsibility. How are we doing? Click here to continue readying Britt's blog. 


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 the MAEE Communications Committee 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 maeeinfo@gmail.com and we'll be sure to add it in.

Visit SEEK for EE Jobs & Events

With a newly redesigned website, SEEK (Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge) offers 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. 

Visit the SEEK website today!


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