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Encouraging Youth Engagement with the Outdoors
NEEF talks to Juan Martinez from the Children & Nature Network...
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Bees pollinating
Test Your Pollinator Knowledge!
Although National Pollinator Week occurs June 22-28, 2020, spring gardening season offers a timely opportunity to talk about the important work of these special little creatures. Here at NEEF, we...
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50th Anniversary of Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day's 50th Anniversary
Created in 1970, Earth Day mobilized millions of Americans to demand a more responsible approach to living in harmony with our planet. Celebrated annually on April 22, Earth Day encourages...
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Masked people
Staying Safe, Healthy, and Entertained During the Coronavirus
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NEEF has included some resources and things for you to do during this time.
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Girl in a garden in the mud
Tap into the Power of Rain
As the nation's largest celebration of environmental education, NEEF’s National Environmental Education Week brings together partnerships with educators, students, government agencies, businesses,...
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Women in STEM: Ruth Benerito, Grace Hopper, Lillian Gilbreth, Katherine Johnson
Shining the Spotlight on Women in STEM
Celebrated annually each March, Women’s History Month promotes the study, observance, and celebration of the vital role women play in shaping America. With the goal of amplifying women's voices to...
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NEEF Staff at NPLD; Vernessa and Allison
Resources for Improving Your Health, Courtesy of NEEF
Through our programs and initiatives, NEEF aims to increase your understanding of how the environment affects your daily life. We want to reduce the physical and cultural barriers to spending time...
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Mississippi River Park Connection volunteers
Islands in the Stream: How One Minnesota Nonprofit Brought People Together to Restore a Mississippi River Habitat
The Mississippi Park Connection recently completed a massive conservation project to reforest a beneficial barrier island within the Upper Mississippi River.
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Teacher and students using a tablet
Apps for Environmental Education
Are you looking for more ways to incorporate technology into your classroom? Project Learning Tree recommends some educational apps that include stand-alone games, interactive teaching tools, and...
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