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Find Virginia Naturally partners near you. These are organizations that have environmental missions. They may offer speakers that can come to your organization to give presentations, or they may be destinations that welcome group or visits from the public.
Throughout Virginia educators from community groups, schools and government are working together to deliver high quality environmental education (EE) programs and services. This approach will expand the capacity in the state for providing EE, create a stable leadership network, and support community-based initiatives.
Ten regional teams comprised of formal and informal educators have organized around this goal.
Charlottesville Regional Environmental Education Council (CREEC)
Links of interest for professional development and networking for environmental educators.
Professional development opportunities are open to all professionals working with youth in environmental education.
Get the Facts about Virginia's Environment
Fact sheets from the Department of Environmental Quality on various environmental topics.
Read the definition of a Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE)
Environmental Literacy & Environmental Education Defined
EETAP has developed these understandable and explainable descriptions of "Environmental Literacy" and "Environmental Education" to make it easier for the field to explain and how these terms are directly connected with people's lives. Included with the descriptions are examples of what environmental literacy looks like, how EE and educational achievement are linked, EE "done right," and links to additional resources.
My Environmental Education Evaluation Resource Assistant (MEERA)
A web-based tool for planning and learning about environmental education (EE) evaluation(s).
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For questions about partnership contact the Virginia Naturally Coordinator, Sheila Barnett or (804) 786-1815.