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Opportunity

All who have been teaching ecology to any degree in any undergraduate course are invited to participate in the Teaching of Undergraduate Ecology Survey (TUES), administered by the Ecological Society of America. The first of its kind, this survey will provide critical insights on where and how ecology is taught in undergraduate courses. Provide your input!

Opportunity

The 2023 Chesapeake B-WET Funding Opportunity for School District Programming is open. Chesapeake B-WET is a competitive grant program that supports existing, high-quality environmental education programs and fosters the growth of new, innovative programs. It encourages capacity building and partnership development for environmental education programs throughout the entire Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, February 10, 2023, 11:59pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

The 2023 Hawaii B-WET Funding Opportunity is now open. The purpose for this financial assistance is to support our communities by developing well-informed members of society involved in decision-making that positively impacts our coastal, marine, and watershed ecosystems in the Hawaiian Islands.

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 11:59pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

The 2023 Gulf of Mexico B-WET funding opportunity is now open. Gulf B-WET funding will support student investigation of environmental topics and issues, both locally and globally, that are of interest to them. Gulf B-WET funding also supports high-quality professional development for teachers allowing them to gain confidence in the value of MWEEs and strategies for conducting MWEEs with students.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, January 27, 2023, 11:59pm

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Opportunity

Environmental and social entrepreneurs are invited to apply for a paid fellowship with the Wild Gift! This wilderness-based program is designed to provide entrepreneurs with leadership skills to build a thriving startup, community, and connection to the outdoors. Fellows receive: $2500 stipend to support their business, 3 week backpacking trip (May), 6 months of virtual programming (April-November), and access to mentorship and business coaching.

Date and Time:

Saturday, April 1, 2023, 12:00am to Thursday, November 30, 2023, 12:00am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, January 20, 2023, 12:00am

Organization: 
Two column graphic with honeycomb-framed photos of a street, a smiling child, and freeway overpasses on the left. On the right, there is a white background with black text that reads, "Mosaic Movement Infrastructure RFP. Apply Today. Accepting applications through December 9, 2022 at 5pm PST. For more information, visit mosaicmomentum.org"
Opportunity

Mosaic Movement Infrastructure RFP supports local to national movement infrastructure that enhances diverse and collaborative engagement on four key statutes and initiatives – the Inflation Reduction Act, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Justice40, and 30x30.

Date and Time:

Monday, October 24, 2022, 8:00am to Friday, December 9, 2022, 8:00pm

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Opportunity

Our Week 2 delegates will be broadcasting live from the US Climate Action Center at COP27 in Egypt. Executive Director, Susan Philipps, will facilitate the panel featuring perspectives of youth, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ NGO leaders working on the frontlines of the climate crisis.

Date and Time:

Monday, November 14, 2022, 1:00pm

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Opportunity

Applications are open for entry into the 2022-2023 cohort of the Master of Science in Environmental Education degree program at Southern Oregon University (SOU), which is accredited by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).

Date and Time:

Friday, July 15, 2022, 8:00am to Friday, December 15, 2023, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 8:00pm

Colorful graphic of five photos of students, illustrations of a globe with thermometer, a compost bin, and gender icons
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

Organization: 
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Opportunity

Kids are the future of the planet and regularly demonstrate an inspiring willingness to stand up for it. We want to empower them to do just that! We are accepting proposals from 5-12 year olds throughout the United States and Canada to build an environmental action program at their school.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 12:00pm to Friday, March 31, 2023, 12:00pm

Organization: 
Six photos of people in a 3x2 grid and at the top is a green border with white text that says, "Conservation Changemakers: Free Online Speaker Series" and in green text under that is "Hosted by Cincinnati Nature Center"
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

Organization: 
White background with colorful text in front that says, "For Environmental Educators/Environment 2042 Leadership Program/CDE." To the right of the colorful text is brown text that says, "2022-2023 Cohort." Under this text are three icons of the states of Washington, Oregon, and California. At the bottom is "www.cdeinspires.org."
Opportunity

The Center for Diversity & the Environment is offering an Environment 2042 Leadership Program (E42) for up to 30 leaders. Deadline to apply is September 16, 2022.

Date and Time:

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 5:00pm to Thursday, March 23, 2023, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 16, 2022, 11:59pm

Two column graphic with honeycomb-framed photos of a street, a smiling child, and freeway overpasses on the left. On the right, there is a white background with black text that reads, "Mosaic Movement Infrastructure RFP. Apply Today. Accepting applications through December 9, 2022 at 5pm PST. For more information, visit mosaicmomentum.org"
Opportunity

Mosaic Movement Infrastructure RFP supports local to national movement infrastructure that enhances diverse and collaborative engagement on four key statutes and initiatives – the Inflation Reduction Act, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Justice40, and 30x30.

Date and Time:

Monday, October 24, 2022, 8:00am to Friday, December 9, 2022, 8:00pm

Organization: 
Teal logo outline of the Eastern Region Association of Forest and Nature Schools
Opportunity

Bundle up and join ERAFANS at Robinson Nature Center for this 6-clock hour Professional Development Institute (pending MSDE approval)!

Date and Time:

Sunday, December 4, 2022, 9:00am

Address:

Robinson Nature Center
6692 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044
United States
A grizzly bear stares straight in a forest
Opportunity

All who have been teaching ecology to any degree in any undergraduate course are invited to participate in the Teaching of Undergraduate Ecology Survey (TUES), administered by the Ecological Society of America. The first of its kind, this survey will provide critical insights on where and how ecology is taught in undergraduate courses. Provide your input!

Opportunity

The 2023 Chesapeake B-WET Funding Opportunity for School District Programming is open. Chesapeake B-WET is a competitive grant program that supports existing, high-quality environmental education programs and fosters the growth of new, innovative programs. It encourages capacity building and partnership development for environmental education programs throughout the entire Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, February 10, 2023, 11:59pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

The 2023 Hawaii B-WET Funding Opportunity is now open. The purpose for this financial assistance is to support our communities by developing well-informed members of society involved in decision-making that positively impacts our coastal, marine, and watershed ecosystems in the Hawaiian Islands.

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 11:59pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

The 2023 Gulf of Mexico B-WET funding opportunity is now open. Gulf B-WET funding will support student investigation of environmental topics and issues, both locally and globally, that are of interest to them. Gulf B-WET funding also supports high-quality professional development for teachers allowing them to gain confidence in the value of MWEEs and strategies for conducting MWEEs with students.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, January 27, 2023, 11:59pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

Concerned about the consequences that climate change is having and will continue to have on our world, we decided to launch the #TechForClimate campaign, aimed at equipping climate-related nonprofits with the technology tools they need to amplify their impact. We believe that Nonprofits have a key role to play in climate action and that they could scale up their activities with the proper technological support.

Organization: 
Film poster of a diver surfacing an ice hole
Opportunity

#GreatLakesUntamed is the first definitive natural history TV series illustrating this vast watershed's incredible wildlife, landscapes and human importance. Produced by Oak Island Films Canada and Merit Motion Pictures, who are also founding partners of the associated Biinaagami Education Project, a collaboration with Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Swim Drink Fish Canada.

Opportunity

Our Week 2 delegates will be broadcasting live from the US Climate Action Center at COP27 in Egypt. Executive Director, Susan Philipps, will facilitate the panel featuring perspectives of youth, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ NGO leaders working on the frontlines of the climate crisis.

Date and Time:

Monday, November 14, 2022, 1:00pm

Organization: 
Green background with a profile photo of smiling woman with white text “Conference of the Parties—What the heck is that?”
Opportunity

Join Climate Generation's program director Kristen Poppleton to learn about COP27 (United Nations Conference of the Parties) taking place in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, November 6th–18th. Discover the importance of policy and collaboration in finding climate change solutions, and see the power of education in action. Connect your students with the climate change solutions developed at this year's U.N. Climate Change Conference. Educators will also leave with best practices and strategies for effectively using Climate Generation’s COP27 Educator’s Toolkit.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 4:00pm

Organization: 
A group of children smile, holding oversized sunflower decorations. "We're taking part in Running Out of Time, the world's biggest climate action relay! Join us for the Global Schools Action Day, November 3rd"
A group of children smile, holding oversized sunflower decorations. Photo credit: Running Out of Time
Opportunity

Launching this autumn, Running Out of Time will be an extraordinary 7,767km non-stop relay traveling across 18 countries from Glasgow to Sharm el-Sheikh - where we will deliver a message on climate action to world leaders at the COP 27 Climate conference. The relay celebrations will culminate in a Global Schools Action Day on November 3rd, when thousands of schools will join together in a celebration of the incredible work that is taking place to combat climate change across the world. We want our Global Schools Action Day to send a message to the decision-makers at COP 27 that young people are ready for climate action and to ask that governments provide the quality education and training needed for students to thrive in a changing world.

Date and Time:

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 8:00am

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 8:00am

Opportunity

Join us online from October 31–November 5 for six packed days of inspiring guest speakers, with 40 informative sessions and daily E3 Washington highlights. You won’t want to miss our Lunch Speaker Series amplifying impactful ESE voices!

Date and Time:

Monday, October 31, 2022, 8:00am to Saturday, November 5, 2022, 5:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

Join your colleagues from across the mid-atlantic region in beautiful Pine Knoll Shores, NC from October 28-30th for the 2022 MAMEA Conference: Riding Waves Into the Future. This annual conference provides an opportunity for teachers and informal educators to connect with dedicated colleagues who share a common vision to improve education about all aspects of marine and aquatic environments.

Date and Time:

Friday, October 28, 2022, 6:30pm to Sunday, October 30, 2022, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, October 21, 2022, 5:00pm

Opportunity

Join Climate Generation's Window into COP27 delegation for a preview event leading up to COP27! This November, 12 delegates will attend the international climate negotiations in Egypt to represent the critical work of Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE): people-centered climate action.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 1:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

Traditional ecological knowledge and place-based observations are equal tools with “western” science in increasing climate awareness. Join UW-Extension educator Cathy Techtmann virualy on 10/19 at 5:00-6:00pm CT as we learn how to weave together these “ways of knowing” and build more culturally relevant climate education in the cultures and locations you serve, while reconsidering climate action based on respect and reciprocity.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Organization: