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NEEF Awards Hands on the Land Mini-Grants

Today, NEEF (National Environmental Education Foundation), in collaboration with Partners in Resource Education, announced the 22 recipients of the Hands on the Land (HOL) mini-grants. The grants, totaling $75,000, support high quality field-based environmental education and STEM programming on federal public lands.

NEEF Announces Kid-Powered Fun Video Contest Winners

Kid Powered Contest

Winners from Florida and Indiana, demonstrate through video how they save energy by powering their own fun

WASHINGTON — Today, NEEF announced the winners of the Kid-Powered Fun Video Contest, sponsored by Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA).

'Every Kid in A Park' Offering Webinar in January 2016

Every Kind in a Park

UPDATE: The 'Every Kid in a Park' webinars listed below have been canceled. Please stay tuned for new dates and registrations to be announced by the 'Every Kid in a Park' team.

We encourage you to follow 'Every Kid in a Park' on social media, where information on transportation grants will be announced:

NEEF Awards 'Greening STEM' Grants to Educators Nationwide

Children learning and observing at a creek bed

11 educators from across the country receive NEEF’s Greening STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education) grants, supported by Mitsubishi

WASHINGTON -- Today, NEEF (National Environmental Education Foundation) announced the 11 recipients of the 2015 Greening STEM Grants, supported by Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA).

Dr. Martin Philbert Appointed to NEEF Board of Directors

Dean, University of Michigan School of Public Health Tapped for National Board

WASHINGTON, DC – NEEF, also known as the National Environmental Education Foundation, announced today the appointment of Dr. Martin Philbert to its Board of Directors. Dr. Philbert is professor of toxicology and dean of the University of Michigan School of Public Health having previously served as senior associate dean for research at the school since 2004.

Largest Volunteer Day for Public Lands Boasts 2,500 Events Nationwide

On September 26th, almost 200,000 volunteers from across the country converged at 2,500 sites across the nation for National Public Lands Day (NPLD), the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Hosted by NEEF (National Environmental Education Foundation), NPLD events included environmental stewardship activities such as trail restoration, planting trees and shrubs and collecting litter, as well as educational and recreational activities such as kayaking, birding and camping.

NEEF's "Dealing with Drought" Course Describes Possible 'New Normal' for Parts of U.S.

Dealing with Drought Udemy Course Screenshot

Free Online Course Provides Big-Picture Overview of Drought in America and Actions Individuals Can Take to Conserve Water

WASHINGTON DC – This week NEEF launched a free online course devoted to helping the American public understand the science of drought and its impacts, today and in the future. To help the public respond, the course also provides actionable steps individuals can take to reduce their water usage.