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EECOM Awards of Excellence 2019

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Dec 2018

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EECOM Awards of Excellence 2019

EECOM Awards of Excellence 2019 Nominations close February 11 EECOM’s Awards of Excellence in Environmental Education and Communication recognize contributions of outstanding individuals and organizations engaged in environmental learning across Canada. Award of Excellence Categories include: Outstanding Organization; Outstanding ...

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Dec 2018

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In the Sunlight: SaskOutdoors

SaskOutdoors (the Saskatchewan Outdoor and Environmental Education Association) has been supporting outdoor and environmental education in Saskatchewan for almost 50 years! A Professional Growth Network (previously, a Special Subject Council) of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation, over the years SaskOutdoors has hosted ...

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Nov 2018

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EECOM 2019: Call for Proposals Now Open

  We are thrilled to announce the Call for Proposals for the 2019 Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) Conference is now open! Click here to submit a proposal. The theme of the EECOM Conference in 2019 is “Action on Climate Change Through Education,” making this the first national ...

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Oct 2018

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Top 10 things you need to know for EECOM 2018!

Here are the top 10 things you need to know for attending the EECOM 2018 Canadian Classrooms to Communities Conference:   What to Bring? Check out our list of the essentials. The weather will likely be hovering around zero in the mornings and we will be spending plenty of time outside, so please bring your warm outdoor ...

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Aug 2018

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In the Sunlight: Ontario EcoSchools

Ontario EcoSchools is an award-winning certification program that recognizes schools for environmental learning and action. Ontario EcoSchools nurtures environmental leadership in students and helps reduce the ecological impact of school communities. In 2017-18, 1,900 schools certified from 58 school boards, and approximately 1 ...

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May 2018

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EECOM 2018 SOLD OUT!

In record time, EECOM 2018 Conference spots have been sold out! It took less than a week, but in that time nearly 300 registrations came pouring in. Participants are from coast to coast to coast and are predominantly educators who works with communities, educators who works with K-12 classes, and elementary school teachers. These ...

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May 2018

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In the Sunlight: Green Schools Nova Scotia

Green Schools Nova Scotia is a free environmental education program that promotes energy efficiency behaviours and reducing energy waste. Nova Scotia is home to Canada’s first energy efficiency utility, Efficiency Nova Scotia, which administers the Green School NS program. Efficiency Nova Scotia programs change the lives of Nova ...

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Apr 2018

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13 Field Studies Approved!

We are very pleased to confirm an AMAZING line-up of place-based field studies! Conference participants will have the opportunity to hop on a bus and head out for a half day on one of 13 excursions showcasing some fantastic places and programs across the local region. Sign up will take place during registration which opens […]

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Feb 2018

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In the Sunlight: Calgary Parks

Calgary Parks offers a wide-variety of environmental education programming, volunteer initiatives, and unique learning experiences to citizens of all ages. Provided opportunities promote ecological literacy by engaging citizens in the natural, historical, cultural, and recreational elements of Calgary’s parks and green spaces. ...

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Jan 2018

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In the Sunlight: Let’s Talk Energy / Harnessing Sunlight

Left in the dark? Energy is required for everything we do in our daily lives, even though we don’t always realize the services it provides. Let’s Talk Energy is an education initiative run by the Canada Science and Technology Museum that strives to enhance energy and climate awareness among Canadians to contribute to a ...

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