Feast Forward at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Saturday, March 21st 9:30am-12:30pm
Do Good. Have Fun. Do both at this family friendly event while supporting promising solutions to environmental education.It's a meal, a program, and a networking event all rolled into one! And this time it includes the opportunity to feed a giraffe! Read more about this family friendly event and register here.
No Impact Project
How much trash do you create in a day, a week, a month, a year? No Impact Man, Colin Beavan set out to live a lifestyle that had zero carbon footprint, and dubbed himself "No Impact Man", documenting his journey and challenging others to join him in lessening their impact on the Earth. Read this month's blog post to learn more about the No Impact Project and get the FREE curriculum to use with your students!
Every month guest bloggers share their stories, resources, and insights into the world of environmental education. Read the blog here. 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? This new tool, developed by the MAEE Board and 2014 MAEE conference attendees includes parks, schools, environmental learning centers, non profit organizations, government entities and more! 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 email@example.com and we'll be sure to add it in.
Nominate an Educator: 2015 MAEE Awards
The Minnesota Association for Environmental Education awards program exists to recognize and encourage excellence in the field of environmental education. The deadline for nominations for the 2015 MAEE awards is April 10, 2015.
Awards are given in the following categories: Lifetime Achievement in Environmental Education, Formal Environmental Educator of the Year, and Non-formal Environmental Educator of the Year. All award winners will be recognized at the MAEE awards ceremony in June 2015 and on the MAEE website. Awards include a one year paid membership to MAEE, admission to Feast Forward and a sustainable commemorative award. View past winners here.
To nominate yourself or another individual for any of the awards described, please fill out the Nomination Form
. For further information, contact Angela Bianco
. The MAEE Awards program is generously sponsored by the Jeffers Foundation
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