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The Benefits of Environmental Education for K–12 Students

NAAEE, Stanford University, and other respected organizations are partnering to demonstrate the impact and value of EE through eeWORKS. Find out what the literature says regarding the benefits of EE for K–12 students and download the communication tools.  More >

News from Natural Start Alliance

Learn about Natural Start’s new workshop series. Find out how to develop a business plan for a nature preschool. Submit a proposal for the Nature-Based Preschool National Conference in Seattle. Read about Illinois member spotlight, Monarchs & Minnows, and more!  More >

Natural Start Training

Workshops at Natural Start Official Training Sites help educators plan & implement high-quality, developmentally appropriate programs for young children.   More >

Connecting to Nature: Thoughts on Free and Directed Play

Sharing nature with children…What does that mean, and does it allow us to engage children through free play? More >

Because You Asked: How Can I Teach My Kids the Importance of Recycling?

Instilling a love for the outdoors at an early age is one of the best ways to encourage sustainable habits.  More >

Guidelines for Excellence Workshop Resources

Do you teach environmental education at a college or university? Are you responsible for designing staff development? Check out the new five resource guides focused on each of NAAEE’s Guidelines for Excellencepublications.   More >