eePRO Feed: Sustainable Cities and Communities

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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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20 learning hours
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Learning

Cornell University invites you to take a 4-week "Urban Environmental Education" online course (October 24–November 20, 2022). Cost: $60. Learning materials include: readings, lectures, real-life examples, and webinars. Hundreds of participants from dozens of countries will exchange their experiences. Join our global community of urban environmental educators!

Date and Time:

Monday, October 24, 2022, 9:00am to Sunday, November 20, 2022, 11:45pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 9:00pm

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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

Opportunity

The WorldWide Teach-In on Climate and Justice is back with a call for your leadership: help organize a Climate Teach-In on or around March 29, 2023! Join us for one of our launch webinars on Wednesday, September 21st, at 10 AM or 9 PM Eastern (New York).

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 10:00am

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Resource

In episode 170, Lisa Craig of The Craig Group joins the podcast to discuss how her company supports local governments, community groups, cultural organizations, and state, national and tribal partners in adapting to climate change.

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Website, Media, Audio recording
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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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FLOWER Model
Resource
Moderator Endorsed: Climate Change Education

The Framework for Long-Term, Whole-System, Equity-Based Reflection (FLOWER) is a tool for exploring multisolving, which is when one investment of time or money solves many problems at once. The FLOWER diagram can help explore what co-benefits are created by a solution and how equitably those benefits are shared. This packet of resources includes complete instructions and a slide deck to equip educators and facilitators to run this activity online with students and adult learners.

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Activity, Lesson Plan
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Blog

Join us for our return to an in-person gathering in beautiful Tucson or participate online with our virtual program. NAAEE’s 2022 conference will focus on the powerful role education can play in creating healthier communities and tackling today’s complex environmental and social issues. Register today!

Opportunity
Moderator Endorsed: K-12 EE

We are developing a new curriculum resource, with eight activities focused on Climate Change and Forests, and are looking for educators to pilot test them. This new resource is being developed through Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada) and will also be adapted for educators in the US through Project Learning Tree (PLT). Would you be interested? If yes, complete the application by Thursday, August 25!

Date and Time:

Thursday, August 25, 2022, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, August 25, 2022, 11:59pm

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People of Faith at Youth Climate Strike
Resource

This 10-min presentation with accompanying small group questions is designed to be used in faith settings with 5th–12th-grade students to explore how their faith provides them with tools and a call to climate action. Created for a Christian youth group in the San Gabriel Valley of California, these Google Slides can be copied and edited for different locations and faith communities.

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Lesson Plan
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Learning

Learn to design an outreach and engagement plan that motivates action and change for the planet! Making Moves is an interactive, 8-week online program for conservation, climate, and sustainability practitioners looking to acquire new skills in mobilizing audiences and stakeholders. The next course dates are Sept 15–Nov 3 and enrollment is open through Sept 5.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 8:00am to Thursday, November 3, 2022, 1:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:59pm

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