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About jennicaskoug

A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer making her way in outdoor education.

Spring-o!

Check out this fun event for kids in Stevens Point this Sunday from 1-3:30pm.  I believe they are looking for volunteers to run scavenger hunt stations as well if you are in the area.  Beware, though…it’s messy! ;) Check out … Continue reading

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Seeking High-school Respondents for State Parks Careers Survye

UW-Stevens Point professor Kristin Floress is seeking help from high school teachers and their students to complete a survey for her research in collaboration with Wisconsin State Parks.  The letter below describes more about the research, which will help to … Continue reading

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Lake Superior Youth Symposium

This event looks like a great opportunity for students and teachers to connect with the Great Lakes and each other.  Check out this press release and the Lake Superior Youth Symposium website for more information! Press release from the website: … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Schools Nominated for National Green Ribbon Award

Four Wisconsin schools have recently been nominated for the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools award.  The nomination was made by State Superintendent Tony Evers several weeks ago, and included Jefferson Elementary-Fox River Academy in the Appleton Area School … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program Launches

Beginning this month, Wisconsin will officially have a volunteer Master Naturalist Program.  Wisconsin Master Naturalists (WIMN) will provide service in the areas of education & interpretation, stewardship, and citizen science.  The training is ofered to anyone interested in natural resources … Continue reading

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Universities Going Green

Hi folks! Here is a neat “infographic” that was recently shared with us from master-of-education.org.  The direct link to the infographic: http://www.master-of-education.org/sustainability/    

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Community Works Journal

Free subscription for educators! I love things that are free – and especially things related to education.  Plenty of educators looking to improve their teaching are just short on cash.  In the age of information, we are lucky to have … Continue reading

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Get Outside in February

February can be that month where winter seems to draaaaag.  But while we all will soon rejoice in the signs and sounds of spring (crocuses aren’t far off, indeed), it’s always a great time to appreciate nature’s here-and-now.  So for … Continue reading

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Assess Your EE Program or Career – with a map!

Introducing eeEcology, a free, easy-to-use tool that should be a boon to many an environmental educator, formal or non-formal.  Here’s how it works: enter the goals of your program enter your program activities, audience, and work environment eeEcology creates a … Continue reading

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KEEP Energy Educator of the Year Awards

Sponsored by the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) recognizes educators who take the extra step to improve energy literacy in Wisconsin through the Energy Educator of the Year Award for formal and … Continue reading

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