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Birds flying in the winter at a marsh
Marshes, Estuaries, and Mangroves, Oh My!
Learn more about the similarities and differences between diverse coastline ecosystems in the US with NEEF's handy guide to marshes, estuaries, and mangroves.
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Snowy subdivision
Does Your Home's Indoor Air Quality Need a Refresh?
January is National Radon Action Month. The following information can help you protect yourself and your family from exposure to the dangers of radon gas.
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Landscape photo of the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River valley in Washington State
A Seattle-based nonprofit has conserved public lands for three decades. This year, Congress finally took notice.
The Mountains to Sound Greenway, a Seattle-based nonprofit and recent recipient of NEEF’s Every Day Events grant, is dedicated to making the Snoqualmie Valley in Washington State more accessible and...
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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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