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About wisconsinassociationforenvironmentaleducation

WAEE is your direct connection to Environmental Education (EE) in Wisconsin. Join teachers, naturalists, youth leaders, natural resource professionals and others dedicated to learning more and educating all persons about the natural and built environment. WAEE is a non-profit organization that sponsors conferences, workshops, and gatherings to promote professional growth and networking opportunities. Our organization also supports the work of its members through statewide initiatives, professional resources and recognition.

MacKenzie Environmental Education Center School Based Programs Threatened

from WAEE Member, Ruth Ann Lee: School based environmental education programs at the MacKenzie Environmental Education Center The WI DNR has proposed to end its most highly successful environmental education (EE) program and making major changes (including a shooting range) at … Continue reading

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Air, Air Everywhere Poetry Contest

Help the WI DNR celebrate Clean Air Month this May by leading your students through an activity (or more than one!) from the Air, Air Everywhere Teacher’s Activity guide, which aims to teach 3rd, 4th & 5th grade students about … Continue reading

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The Big Help wants to recognize student-led green school projects

Nickelodeon’s “The Big Help” is partnering with National Wildlife Federation, National Environmental Education Foundation, and the National Education Association Trust this year.  Their goal is to find out about environmental projects kids are doing in schools. The Big Help wants to hear all about … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s K-12 Energy Education Program

The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) was created to promote energy education in Wisconsin. KEEP is the product of an innovative public private partnership between educators and energy professionals. The Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education (WCEE) launched this effort in 1995. To date, KEEP … Continue reading

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Recycle THIS! Interactive game

Recycle THIS!  is an interactive game helping kids learn about recycling. It’s hard to remember always to recycle. Maybe it would help if you could make a targeted tossing contest out of it every time you threw something into a … Continue reading

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UWSP Credit for Energy Fair Course

The Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education is hosting “Exploring Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living at the Energy Fair.”   This is a course that educators can take as a workshop course, for undergraduate credit or for graduate credit.  The course takes place … Continue reading

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Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights

Greetings, With only a few days left in the current legislative floorperiod, we need to act now to remind our legislators about the Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights! Please consider writing or calling your legislators to ask them to get … Continue reading

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Keynote & Featured Speaker Set for 2012 Fall Conference

WAEE is thrilled to welcome two amazing speakers to the Fall Conference this year. With very different stories to tell these two speakers will teach and inspire the conference participants. And we could not be more thrilled that they are … Continue reading

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Sustainable Tomorrow, A Teacher’s Guide

“Sustainable Tomorrow, A Teachers’ Guidebook for Applying Systems Thinking to Environmental Education Curricula for Grades 9-12.” Given the complex social, economic, and environmental concerns of our time, the need for environmental and sustainability education has never been greater. To meet this growing need, … Continue reading

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Toolkit for Teachers to Faciliate an Air Quality Workshop

The EPA has developed “The Air Quality Workshop for Teachers: A Toolkit for Facilitators,” designed to help K-12 teachers better understand air pollution issues and related health effects, experience hands-on activities, and gain insights into global warming. The toolkit includes … Continue reading

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