• EE Week 2021: April 19-23

    National Environmental Education Week

    The nation's largest celebration of environmental education happens on April 19-23

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    Help America’s public lands recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic by contributing to the Restoration & Resilience Fund.

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    Environmental Education at Home

    Looking for fun and educational activities you and your family can do around the home? NEEF has gathered a list of activity guides and online resources to keep kids interested and engaged in environmental education.

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    NEEF and iHeartRadio continue their partnership to encourage small changes for one big healthier world.

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News

NEEF Awards Grant Funding to Public Lands Impacted by COVID-19

Flower near river and bridge from NEEF grantee project
National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is pleased to announce the awardees for the 2020-21 Restoration and Resilience COVID Recovery Fund grant. Thanks to major support from Toyota Motor North America, International Paper, and the Hilton Effect Foundation, NEEF is providing $203,000 in grant funding.

NEEF Announces Winners of 2020 Climate Superstars Challenge

Samsung Climate Superstars Winners

The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Climate Superstars Challenge, an online environmental education contest presented by NEEF, Samsung, and the EPA’s ENERGY STAR® program.

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) Signature Event Takes Viewers on a Virtual, Musical Tour of Select US National Parks

NPLD Virtual Signature Event

For the past 26 years, hundreds of thousands of volunteers across the US have donated their time to help restore and improve America’s public lands on National Public Lands Day (NPLD)—the nation's largest single-day volunteer event for public lands. And while NPLD may look a bit different this year due to COVID-19 guidelines, nature lovers will still have a chance to celebrate public lands in new and exciting ways.

NEEF Announces Awardees of NPS-21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Greening STEM Grant

Classroom doing STEM education outdoors

NEEF is proud to announce the six awardees of the NPS-21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Greening Stem Grant. The  grants are part of a collaborative partnership between NEEF, the National Park Service (NPS) and the US Department of Education (ED) to deliver STEM programming that engages youth from underresourced and/or underrepresented communities using NEEF’s Greening STEM model.

NEEF Partners with Samsung for a Second Year of Climate Superstars

Teacher Amy Truemper and her 7th and 8th grade Climate Superstars at Bednarcik Junior High in Aurora, Illinois

NEEF, through a partnership with Samsung and the EPA's ENERGY STAR® program, is pleased to announce the return of the popular Climate Superstars Challenge this October. Climate Superstars is a 10-day online eco-challenge exclusively for middle school classrooms (grades 6-8) that teaches students about the environment and how they can take an active role in caring for its future.

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