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Student winners of the Samsung Climate Superstars Challenge!
Michigan Middle School Science Class Wins Environmental Education Challenge
Last month, the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) partnered with Samsung and the EPA’s ENERGY STAR® program to present the 2019 Climate Superstars Challenge , an online environmental...
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Kid using inhaler outside
NEEF’s “Asthma-friendly Environments” Program Sets 2019 Record for Views
For over 15 years, the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) has worked closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop guidelines for healthcare...
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Students at the San Diego River Mouth
How Students Can Give Back to Their School
How can students give back to their school in a way that helps reduce its environmental footprint? Here are a few strategies both teachers and parents can use to get students involved in reducing...
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Donating clothes
5 Ways to Give Back to the Environment
What steps can you take to protect and preserve the land, air, and water in your community and beyond? Use these ideas as a springboard for championing the environment in your everyday life.
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Giving back at a kitchen
The Feel-Good Benefits of Giving Back
Giving Tuesday offers a gentle reminder to give back to your favorite causes and local community by donating your time, money, goods, or your voice. New research suggests volunteering can also...
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Volunteers with the Mountain Studies Institute at a stewardship event
After wildfires decimated their town, this local nonprofit group helped a Colorado community heal through environmental stewardship
In November 2018, NEEF partnered with the Mountain Studies Institute following the devastating 416 Fire in southwestern Colorado. See how this local non-profit helped strengthen the Durango community...
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Migrating birds
Tracking Bird Migration Patterns This Fall
As fall temperatures drop and wind circulation patterns change, you might notice birds flying south, often in a V-shaped pattern. Here are some tips for assessing good migration conditions and how...
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Rain gardens absorb 30% more water than the same size of area of lawn
How Landscaping Choices Affect Water Quality
Are you tackling a new landscaping project this fall? According to a growing body of research, landscaping can improve your quality of life. But it can also improve water quality, too—while also...
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Autumn at Yosemite Valley
Make an Activity Date with Your National Parks
Each year, 330 million visitors enjoy the scenic natural wonders of America’s national parks. Ready to explore a national park? Let these ideas jump-start your outdoor autumn adventures.
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