eePRO Feed: Conservation and Behavior Change

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Learning

In this advanced course, world leading experts from Wageningen University & Research share key principles and practices for Transformative Citizen Science for Sustainability. Join us and bring your own citizen science project to fruition.

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Opportunity

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment seeks proposals for our next biennial conference on July 9–12, 2023 in Portland, Oregon, on the theme of “Reclaiming the Commons.” We seek proposals for scholarly papers and panels, creative work, posters, collaborative work projects, and other forms of scholarly engagement in the field of environmental humanities.

Date and Time:

Sunday, July 9, 2023, 9:00am to Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 8:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, January 3, 2023, 11:59pm

Ocean School's Free Online Information Session Poster. Event happens on Zoom on September 27 at 7pm Eastern.
Learning

Ocean School invites you to an online information session on September 27, 2022, at 7 PM Eastern. Discover our newly redesigned website and resource library, featuring over 100 interactive media and 27 new collections! We'll explore curriculum opportunities for grades 5–12.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 7:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 26, 2022, 7:00pm

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Opportunity

Are you a professional of color working in the environmental or conservation space in the Delaware River Watershed region? The Institute for Conservation Leadership (ICL) is excited to invite you to apply for a one-year cohort with opportunities for career development, network building, and skills development to enhance and advance your professional pursuits. There is no cost to apply or participate and the application deadline is Wednesday, October 19th.

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 11:59pm

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Qualitative Youth Data from Waste Audits. Image credit: Shelley Shrader
Blog

Getting from changing minds to changing behavior is a challenge all environmental educators face. By providing our audiences with ownership over their actions—and consequences—we can successfully meet this challenge. Learn how New Orleans' teens did just that.

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Opportunity

Cincinnati Nature Center is excited to present a free online speaker series this fall, featuring compelling speakers who are changing the conversation about our environment, making an impact in their communities, and thinking about how to make nature more accessible and equitable for all.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 7:00pm to Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 8:00pm

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Opportunity

In this first event of the new school year, WWF activism specialist, Ryan Zlatanova, and young activist, Reid Chapman, will teach students about ways they can take action and demand change for their future. Event will stream live on September 28th at 1 PM Eastern Time.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 1:00pm

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Opportunity

World population will reach 8 billion in November 2022. Through the World of 8 Billion student video contest, middle and high schoolers are given a platform to think critically about global challenges related to population and share what they think we should do to fix it.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 1, 2022, 1:00am to Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 11:59pm

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Learning

Bayesian methods for analyzing data are now widely used in ecology and wildlife management. Learn how to use the Bayesian approach which gives you more flexibility in the type of models that you can fit, compared to the classical frequentist approach, as the model is typically specified in the same way that you would write it down mathematically.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, September 30, 2022, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:59pm

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Learning

This class will focus on providing a solid foundation to using specific techniques to answer a broad range of ecological and management-related questions. We emphasize asking good questions, identifying appropriate sampling methods rooted in animal behavior and ecology, and choosing the right analytical techniques.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, September 30, 2022, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:59pm

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Opportunity

The Ocean Foundation has initiated a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to identify young writers between the ages of 13–25 to provide curriculum writing services for the production of a “youth ocean action toolkit” focused on the seven Ocean Literacy Principles and Marine Protected Areas, supported by National Geographic Society.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 16, 2022, 11:59pm

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Opportunity

The Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is seeking proposals for the "Education and Interpretation: Ensuring Relevancy for the Future" symposia as part of their annual conference to take place in Overland Park, Kansas, from February 12–15, 2023.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 23, 2022, 5:00pm

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Photo credit: Nejc Košir/Pexels
Resource

Forests are for any subject! Whether you are teaching history, math, music, science, or even physical education, forests can help you meet curriculum objectives and engage students in impactful, place-based learning for all grades!

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Classroom, Activity, Lesson Plan
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