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A student and a teacher stand outside in an open forest on a sunny day
Photo by Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for EDUimages

EPA is excited to announce the application period for the President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) and Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE). Applications are due January 11, 2023. For more information about the open competitions and how to apply to either award, please visit:

Date and Time:

Tuesday, November 22, 2022, 9:00am to Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 5:00pm

A grizzly bear stares straight in a forest

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!

A photo of a family standing in front of a table, reading a display about yellow perch and aquaculture in Ohio.
Tabletop display materials will be used at outreach events such as here at the Ohio Fish and Shrimp Festival in September 2022. Photo credit: Nicole Wright
Moderator Endorsed: Global EE

Dive into the story of an Ohioan partnership linking people and small businesses across the state through education, and follow the yellow perch's journey from source to plate in the latest Harvest Stories.

Two women smile at the camera while each holding a mason jar filled with rocks, soil, and green vegetation.
During the Worldwide Teach-In last March, students created terrariums after learning about the environmental benefits of gardening and growing food. Photo credit: Kerry Hustwit / Neumann University
Moderator Endorsed: Global EE
Moderator Endorsed: K-12 EE

What's the Worldwide Teach-In? Learn about a bottom-up educational event led by educators and community members.