Category Archives: Education

October News & Events from Shelburne Farms: A change to our landscape, a cold-weather recipe, and an Abenaki totem

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store The enormous cottonwood trees along what is known as “Poplar Drive” (pictured here in 2012), are aging, weak, and, increasingly, unsafe. Soon after the property closes for the season, the Farm is going to take them down and plant new trees. As we prepare to take them down, we honor their life and […]

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NEEEA Coming Together Conference – Nov 1-3

On top of great workshops and informative presentations, there will also be lots of opportunities for FUN at the conference! ENTERTAINMENT HIGHLIGHT Friday evening STORY SLAM! What is a story slam? Based on poetry slam protocols and similar to American Idol and The Moth, a story slam is a contest of words by known and undiscovered talent. The […]

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Join us for the 2018 NEEEA Conference

Wellborn Hub, Vermont SWEEP, and New Hampshire Environmental Educators are Coming Together to present the 2018 Wellborn Leadership and New England Environmental Education Alliance Conference. Check out the amazing keynote speakers! Marianne E Krasny Marianne E. KrasnyMarianne E Krasny is professor in the Department of Natural Resources and Director of the Civic Ecology Lab at […]

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SWEEP Spring/Summer 2018 eNewsletter

COURTESY OF VERMONT SWEEP Spring / Summer eNewsletter Table of Contents From the Board Letter from the Chair SWEEP Spring Membership Gathering SWEEP Welcomes New Board Members SWEEP Membership Renewals Climate Resiliency & Featured Articles Climate Resiliency Fellowship & Vermont SWEEP Spring Gathering Restorative Practices Increase School Resiliency The Health of Vermont’s Future Hardwood Forests is […]

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Internships and Program Director positions open at Great Camp Sagamore (NY)

Internships: http://greatcampsagamore.org/internships/ Program Director: http://greatcampsagamore.org/sagamore-program-director/ Just as an FYI, the Program Director position is a senior level position at Sagamore, is full time year round with benefits and pays about $40k. It would be great for someone who has the flexibility for the split between living at camp and working from home in the off-season.   We […]

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Community Engagement for Environmental Educators – March 27 in NH

courtesy of nhee Our mission is to advocate for high quality environmental education in New Hampshire, and to provide a forum for networking and professional development for environmental education. Community Engagement for Environmental Educators NHEE’s Spring Workshop and Annual Meeting Tuesday, March 27, 8:45 am – 3:30 pm Antioch University New England, Keene, NH Join […]

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Professional Development Opportunities with Shelburne Farms

courtesy of shelburne farms January 2018 The new year always puts me into planning mode — thinking about what I hope to accomplish in the coming months. This year, more than ever, I’m committed to focusing on learning that leads to action. I hope you’ll join us in one of our amazing professional learning programs […]

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Environmental Education Opportunity for Students – with Community Sailing Center

floating classroom program information: “The Floating Classrooms Winter Volunteer will serve as an educator for the Community Sailing Center (CSC)’s Floating Classrooms working independently, as well as alongside the Education and Outreach Coordinator. This is a mission-driven and standards-based educational program offered in partnership with local schools. The volunteer will be an ambassador of the […]

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An Update from VT Statewide Environmental Education Programs (SWEEP)

An Update from VT SWEEP Dear SWEEP Community, September is here and we are all busy settling into our autumn routines – be it back to school, shifting seasonal programing, or simply grabbing a sweater. We held a board retreat in late August where we not only enjoyed the eclipse together but also made great […]

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Seeking students to help with EMS Afterschool Basketball Mentorship Program

We are seeking students from Champlain College who would be interested in re-starting the basketball mentor program that Edmunds Middle School Afterschool and Champlain College once had in the past! In the past, we had a college student or a few if there were others interested from Champlain meet our students in your gym with […]

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