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EECOM 2019 Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

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Mar 2019

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EECOM 2019 Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

We are excited to announce the Keynote Speakers for the EECOM 2019 Conference! Eriel Tchekwie Deranger is a Denesuline Indigenous woman and a member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Treaty 8 Northern Alberta. She is the Executive Director and co-founder of Indigenous Climate Action. Deranger is recognized within Canada and ...

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Mar 2019

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In the Sunlight: Parks Canada — Environmental science and conservation education and communication

Parks Canada: Environmental science and conservation education and communication Educating the public about the country’s natural and cultural heritage is a big part of Parks Canada’s mandate. Parks Canada’s science and conservation web section tackles this educational role through story-telling, interactive maps, videos, ...

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Feb 2019

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The EECOM 2019 Call for Proposals is Closed!

Thank you to everyone who submitted a proposal to contribute to the EECOM 2019 Conference program! A huge number of proposals poured in and are in the process of being reviewed by EECOM, SaskOutdoors, The Sustainability and Education Policy Network, and The Sustainability Education Research Institute – SERI. Prospective ...

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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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