EECOM

EECOM Committee: Environmental and Sustainability Education in Teacher Education (ESE-TE)

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Jun 2017

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EECOM Committee: Environmental and Sustainability Education in Teacher Education (ESE-TE)

This new EECOM sub-committee is dedicated to promoting environmental education in teacher education programs across Canada. We met for the first time on 29th May 2017. Eleven participants from Ontario, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and Manitoba attended in person in Toronto, by video link or phone. Following ...

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Jun 2017

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Earth Rangers

Earth Rangers is the kids’ conservation organization, dedicated to educating children and their families about biodiversity, inspiring them to adopt sustainable behaviours, and empowering them to become directly involved in protecting animals and their habitats. With over 160,000 young members across the country in every province ...

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Jun 2017

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EECOM 2017: Modelling the best of EE!

Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia recently had the pleasure of hosting over 330 environmental educators from across Canada during the 2017 Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) conference. So much magic happened in the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens and around campus during the 3-day ...

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Jun 2017

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2017 Awards of Excellence in Environmental Education Announced!

EECOM presented our 2017 Awards of Excellence in Wolfville, Nova Scotia on May 20. These awards recognize individuals and organizations that have collectively influenced hundreds of thousands of Canadian citizens, and helped implement one of EECOM’s key goals – to advance environmental learning, ensuring Canadians are ...

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Apr 2017

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International Nature Connection Conferences

From coast to coast, Canada hosts a series of international conferences in 2017, highlighting growth and momentum in the movement to connect children, families and communities to the benefits of nature. Kicking off with the 2017 Children & Nature Network International Conference in Vancouver April 18-21, Canada will host a series ...

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Mar 2017

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Canadian Network for Ocean Education (CaNOE)

Established in 2014, the Canadian Network for Ocean Education (CaNOE) provides a forum for learning, discussing, and sharing ocean literacy in Canada. Simply put, ocean literacy means understanding the ocean and our relationship with it. By bringing educators, scientists, citizens and institutions together, CaNOE hopes to create ...

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Jan 2017

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Green Teacher

Green Teacher is a non-profit organization based in Toronto dedicated to helping educators, both inside and outside of schools, promote environmental awareness among young people aged 6-19. Their quarterly Green Teacher magazine offers perspectives on the role of education in creating a sustainable future, practical articles and ...

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Nov 2016

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New Brunswick Environmental Network (NBEN)

Basking in the sunlight this month is the New Brunswick Environmental Network (NBEN), one of the few remaining provincial networks under the Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN). The network links over 100 non-profit environmental organizations from all across the province to improve communication, strengthen the environmental ...

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Nov 2016

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October eeNewsletter

Lots of events, opportunities and resources available for environmental education this fall. Click here to check our our latest eeNewsletter!

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Oct 2016

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In the EE (energy efficient!) Spotlight: Let’s Talk Energy

In the spotlight this month is Let’s Talk Energy, 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 sustainable energy future. They are in advanced planning for Talk Energy Week 2017, which will happen from February ...

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