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Graphic: Health & Nature Webinar, Nature-Based Trauma informed care in BIPOC communities
Nature-Based Trauma-Informed Care in BIPOC Communities
Event Details Date : Wednesday, December 7, 2022 Time : 1-2 p.m. ET Register Here About the Event In September, NEEF and the US Forest Service (USFS) hosted a popular webinar, Using Nature to Improve...
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Five Studies That Show How Spending Time in Nature Helps Veterans
Research shows that nature-based therapy and spending time outdoors benefits the mental and physical health of veterans. Resources are available to help veterans get outside.
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Celebrate National STEM/STEAM Day with Environmental Education
A roundup of 15 lesson plans and environmental education activities to help educators celebrate National STEM/STEAM Day on November 8, 2022.
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The Heart of Memphis Celebrates National Public Lands Day
Volunteers from International Paper worked with the Overton Park Conservancy to support Overton Park’s old growth forest in celebration of National Public Lands Day 2022. Overton Park helps Memphians...
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Connecting the Past, Present, and Future Through Public Lands
Felipe Benítez, Executive Director and Founder of Corazón Latino , shares how volunteering on National Public Lands Day keeps him connected with his family and future generations.
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Americorps volunteer national park ranger and students in Great Smokie Mountain NP
AmericaCorps Vista Opportunities in Environmental Education
Ready to put your environmental education skills to work at a national park? For the 2022-2023 school year, NEEF continues to partner with the National Park Service (NPS) and the US Department of...
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How Cities Are Adapting to the Challenges of Climate Change
Climate change is impacting communities, the environment, and public lands—right now. Florida’s Miami-Dade County is taking action to build resilience and adapt to climate change challenges like...
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Explore Outdoor Careers on Public Lands
Explore outdoor careers on public lands—tips for applying to seasonal jobs from a 25-year park and recreation veteran.
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Bear at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park, Alaska stands atop the waterfall.
Bring Fat Bear Week into Your Classroom
Environmental education resources to bring Katmai National Park’s Fat Bear Week into the classroom. Learn about the importance of Alaska’s Bristol Bay ecosystem.
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