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Why Biodiversity is Important to Human Health
Biodiversity is important to human health because it supports physical, mental, and spiritual health and social well-being. Learn how NEEF supports biodiversity through our grant program.
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Bring Environmental Literacy into Your Classroom This Fall with Climate Superstars
Now in its fourth year, Climate Superstars is an online environmental challenge that gets kids excited about how they can take an active role in caring for the environment. The challenge is presented...
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How to Host a Successful National Public Lands Day Event
Friends of Herring Run Parks shares ten tips to help organizations host a successful National Public Lands Day event.
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One Crabby Family: How an Educator Used Citizen Science to Bring Her Family Closer Together
NEEF spoke with Dr. Chanda Bennett about how her family has bonded through citizen science and how other families can follow their lead.
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NEEF Announces Awardees for 2022-2023 Forest Service Greening STEM Grant
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is proud to announce the awardees of the 2022-2023 Forest Service Greening STEM Grant. Since 2020, NEEF has collaborated with the USDA Forest...
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NEEF Announces 2022-2023 Awardees of NPS-21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Greening STEM Grant
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is proud to announce the awardees of this year’s NPS-21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Greening STEM Grant. For the third year in a...
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NEEF Announces Awardees for 2022-2023 Bureau of Land Management Greening STEM Grant
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is proud to announce the awardees of the 2022-2023 Bureau of Land Management Greening STEM Grant. Since 2020, NEEF has collaborated with the...
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NPLD Skill Building Webinar Series
For over 25 years, the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) has coordinated National Public Lands Day (NPLD) , the nation's largest single-day volunteer effort for America’s public...
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Celebrate Shark Week in the Parks
Learn about shark conservation at national parks and discover STEM activities for kids just in time for Shark Week.
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