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Issues:

Summer 2017 Volume 25, No. 3

  • EEA’s 2017-18 Calendar of Events
  • Monthly Field Excursions for EEA Members
  • Monarchs Across Georgia "Pollinator Symposium"
  • “The Nature of Americans” Study
  • Dragonfly Grant Award Recipient
  • Getting Ready For Back to School
  • Member Spotlight: Lanie Jordan
  • 2017 Outdoor Learning Symposium
  • Cornerstones: Venetia Butler
  • 2018 ATEEG Courses
  • Save the Date: 2018 EEA Annual Conference
  • News from our Partners: 2018 Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance Conference
  • News from our Partners: 2017 Georgia Farm to School Summit

 

Spring 2017 Volume 25, No. 2

  • 2017 Monarchs Across Georgia Pollinator Symposium
  • Edible Enriching Educational Exercises
  • “Drawing on Empathy”
  • 2017 Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance Conference Recap
  • Member Spotlight: Michela Williams
  • Recommended Resource: Exploring Georgia’s Wildlife Coloring Book
  • Recommended Resource: Getting Little Feet Wet
  • Monarchs Across Georgia Film Screening: Flight of the Butterflies
  • Cornerstones: Theodosia Wade
  • Upcoming ATEEG Courses
  • Congratulations ATEEG Graduates
  • Monarchs Across Georgia Spring Plant Sale
  • Save the Dates: 2017 OLS and 2018 EEA Annual Conference

 

Winter 2017 Volume 25, No. 1

  • 2017 Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance Conference
  • Interpreting on a Shoestring Budget
  • Every Student Succeeds Act Update
  • Grants & Awards
  • “Restoring Peace: Six Ways Nature in Our Lives Can Reduce the Violence in Our World”
  • Member Spotlight: Berkeley Boone
  • Upcoming ATEEG Courses
  • 2016 Outdoor Learning Symposium Reflection
  • Cornerstones: Monica Kilpatrick
  • NaturePlay Film Screening
  • EEA Board of Directors Nominations
  • Celebrate 25 Years with EEA

 

Fall 2016 Volume 24, No. 4

  • 2016 Outdoor Learning Symposium
  • "Going Green: Merging Environmental Education and Language Instruction"
  • Facility Spotlight: Newman Wetlands Center
  • Member Spotlight: Mary Ann Pawlowski
  • Save the Date! April 2017 Member Event
  • EEA's 25th Anniversary
  • Take your Teaching to the Next Level with ATEEG
  • Building a Living Shoreline at Burton 4-H Center
  • Cornerstones: Jerry Hightower
  • ATEEG Awareness Survey
  • The Monarch Joint Venture Welcomes Monarchs Across Georgia
  • 2016 Outdoor Learning Symposium Speakers
  • Looking into the Future: Strategic Planning for EEA
  • Recommended Resource: Field Guide to the Southern Piedmont
  • Regional Announcements: GreenFest at Georgia Southern
  • News from our Partners: OneLessStraw
  • NAAEE 2016 Conference

 

Summer 2016 Volume 24, No. 3

  • EEA’s 25th Anniversary
  • Facility Spotlight: Flint RiverQuarium
  • Citizen Science Projects
  • Pro Bono Partnership
  • A Nature Meditation
  • 2016 OLS: Save the Date
  • Upcoming Member Events
  • 2017 SEEA Conference: Call for Proposals
  • Member Spotlight: Malloree Lanier
  • ATEEG Courses
  • Organization Spotlight: Hickory Hill

 

Spring 2016 Volume 24, No. 2

  • 2016 Member Events
  • UGA’s Connect to Protect Program
  • "Environmental Literacy in the U.S." from the National Environmental Education Foundation & US Forest Service
  • Conference Reflection
  • Member Spotlight
  • ATEEG Graduates
  • Dragonfly Grant Recipient
  • MAG Student Highlight
  • In Memoriam: Allen Nasworthy
  • Save the Dates

 

Winter 2016 Volume 24, No. 1

  • 2016 EEA Annual Conference
  • Congressional Education Bill
  • Grants & Awards
  • Wintertime Nature Activities
  • ATEEG Program
  • OLS Wrap Up
  • EEA Memorial Forest
  • Join the EEA Board of Directors
  • 2016 Member Field Excursions
  • Member Spotlight
  • News from our Partners
  • EE in the Southeast

 

Fall 2015 Volume 23, No. 2

  • 2015 Outdoor Learning Symposium
  • Facility Spotlight: Phinizy Swamp
  • “Thriving Through Nature” from the Children & Nature Network
  • Let’s Talk Trees: Tree Planting Best Practices
  • Monarchs Across Georgia News
  • EEA on Twitter
  • 2016 ATEEG Courses
  • News from Georgia's Regions
  • 2016 EEA Annual Conference Call for Proposals

 

Spring 2015 Volume 23, No. 1

  • Annual Conference
  • Viewpoints - reflections from conference
  • ATEEG - Take a Chance
  • Monarchs Across Georgia in the News
  • Join the EEA Board

 

Fall 2014 Volume 22, No. 2

  • A Year of Support
  • Outdoor Classroom Symposium
  • ATEEG
  • Awards and Grants 
  • EEA Program Highlights
  • Save the Date: Annual Conference 

 

Spring 2014 Volume 22, No. 1

  • Annual Conference
  • Certified Interpretive Guide
  • Georgia 4-H Serves One Million Students
  • Monarchs Need Your Help!
  • EEA Giving
  • Paddle Georgia Educator Scholarships Available

 

Fall 2013 Volume 21, No. 3

  •  Letter from the President
  • EEA 2012-2013 Annual Report
  • Pollinator Habitat Grants
  • Ticked-off!
  • Call for Proposals - 2014 EEA Conference

 

Spring 2013  Volume 21, No. 2

In this issue:

  • New Membership Levels
  • Volunteer Opportunities with EEA
  • EEA Member Highlight: Deron Davis
  • 2013 Conference Overview
  • New Habitat Pollinator Sign
  • Jekyll Island Member Trip

 

Winter 2013  Volume 21, No. 1
In this issue:

  • 2013 Annual Conference - "21st Century Communication for Environmental Educators"
  • ATEEG is Nationally Accredited!
  • Snapshot of EEA Volunteer Service
  • Interpretation: Tell Your Story
  • EEA Member Highlight: Venetia Butler
  • Alliance for Sustainable Colorado
  • Centennial High School Dedicates its Outdoor Classroom
  • Be Wild, Be Free... with EEA Member Events!

 

Fall 2012  Volume 20, No. 2
In this issue:

  • 2012 Outdoor Learning Symposium
  • A letter from the president
  • Look, Don't Touch:  The problem with environmental education
  • Fair Trade:  What is it?
  • EEA Member Highlight: Jerry Hightower
  • EEA Member Events
  • Monarch Mania
  • A Tribute to Dr. David Hedgepeth

 

Spring 2012  Volume 20, No. 1
In this issue:

  • EEA's 20th Anniversary celebrations
  • 2012 Annual Conference - Speakers and Events
  • State EE Awards are accepting nominations!
  • Individual Giving Campaign Kicks Off
  • 2012 ATEEG Course Dates
  • EEA Seeks Volunteers
  • Awards, Workshops, and Grant opportunities

 

Spring 2011 Volume 19, #2
In this issue:

  • Are Your Programs Heading in the Right Direction?
  • The Power of Community
  • Soulful Landscape Workshop Connects Participants at the 2011 annual conference
  • 2011 COOL Grants Expand Outdoor Learning
  • The 2011 EEA Conference as Viewed by a First Time Attendee
  • EEA Recognizes Award Winners
  • Become an EEA Member Today!
  • Seeing Opportunity Where Once We Saw Challenge
  • The Petey Giroux Dragonfly Takes to the Coast
  • EEA Gives Back with a Saturday Service Project:  East of Eden Farm

Winter 2011 Volume 19, #1

In this issue:

  • Sustaining a Changing World at the 2011 EEA Annual Conference
  • A Roaring Good Time at this Year's Outdoor Classroom Symposium
  • Outdoor Classroom Council Gets a New Name and Logo
  • My Journey into Environmental Education, by Cynthia Bohannon-Brown
  • Thrilling Events for EEA Members!
  • EEA Gives Back with a Saturday Service Project at East of Eden Farm
  • EEA Website Gets a New Look!
  • Outdoor Classroom Council Completes Service Project in Grant Park

Fall 2010 Vol 18, #3
In this Issue:
  • In Search of a Land Ethic, by Karen Garland
  • How to Instill a Land Ethic
  • Take Education Outdoors: The 2010 Outdoor Classroom Symposium
  • Member Trips Cool Off on the Chattahoochee
  • The Petey Giroux Dragonfly Grant Gears Up for 2011
  • Monarchs in Mexico
  • EEA Welcomes New Executive Director
  • The Mexico Book Project Needs Your Help
  • New Curricula Engages Young People:  Project Learning Tree's Environmental Experience for Young People and Project WILD's Growing Up Wild: Exploring Nature with Young Children
Spring 2010 Vol 18, #2
In This Issue:
  • Why Georgia Needs an Environmental Literacy Plan, by Karen Garland
  • 2010 EEA Award Winners
  • The EEA Dragonfly Grant Recipients Soar
  • Georgia Educators Experience monarch Migration Magic in Mexico
  • 2010 Annual Conference a Success!
  • EEA Service Project Blooms with Hope
  • Member Services Events ~ Yet Another Perk of EEA Membership!
  • Environmental Education Certification Now a Reality in Georgia
 
Winter 2010 Vol 18, #1
In This Issue:
  • Increase Your Environmental Literacy at the 2010 EEA Annual Conference
  • EEA Organizes Another Successful Outdoor Classroom Symposium
  • Kim Bailey Receives Award from International Environmental Group
  • 2010 EEA Annual Conference Field Trips
  • Electronic Recycling is a Good Thing!
  • 2010 EEA Annual Conference Keynote Speakers:  Darryl Haddock, members of the Central Savannah River Area Environmental Science Education Cooperative, and Dr. Mildred McClain.  
 
Fall 2009 Vol 17, #3
In This Issue:
  • Growing the Outdoor Classroom Movement:  Why EEA Hosts an Annual Outdoor Classroom Symposium, by Karen Garland
  • Educational Eco-trips to the Monarch Butterfly Overwintering Colonies, by Kim Bailey
  • Best Practices: Simple Ways to Help the Planet
  • EEA Annual Conference 2010 - Save the Dates Now!
  • EEA Remembers a Dear Friend and Determined Leader through Mini-Grants for Environmental Education - The Petey Giroux Dragonfly Grants
  • 2009 Conference Recap
 
Winter 2009 Vol 17, #1
In This Issue:
  • Register Now for the 2009 EEA Conference!  "Learning From the Land: then, now, and in the future"
  • Considering the Term "Earth Community"
  • Environmental Education Certification - Program Update!
 
Fall 2008 Vol 16, #3
In This Issue:
  • My Space is Outside!  Connecting Kids to the World Wide Wonder of the Outdoors
  • Thoughts from the Butterfly Symposium, by Rick Mikula, the Butterfly Guy'
  • H. R. 3036: No Child Left Inside Act of 2008: The First Hurdle Jumped!
  • So...How About a Trip to Mexico this Winter?
  • Nature Myth Buster
 
Summer 2008 Vol 16, #2
In This Issue:
  • Georgia's 2nd Annual Butterfly Symposium "Celebrating Georgia's Pollinators"
  • March 2008 Conference Scrapbook: Scholarship Recipients Share Their EEA Conference Experience
  • Petey Giroux Receives EEA's Highest Honor
 
Fall 2007 Vol 15, #2
In This Issue:
  • Georgia's Frist Butterfly Symposium
  • Register Now for Two Great Symposiums this Fall!
  • Monarchs Across Georgia announces 2008 Monarchs in Mexico Trips
  • Watersmart:  www.coservewatergeorgia.net
  • 2008 Annual Conference: Trends, Tricks, and Traditions in Environmental Education
  • No Child Left Behind Up for Reauthorization
  • Save the Date for the 2007 NAAEE Annual Conference!
 
Winter 2007 Vol 15, #1
In This Issue:
  • 2007 EEA Annual Conference:  Connecting Environmental Education to My Students, My Community, and My World
  • Our Opening Keynote Speaker: Introducing Cathy Sakas!
  • Keynote Luncheon:  Stephen Pruitt
  • Field Trips at a Glance
 
Summer 2006 Vol 14, #2
In This Issue:
  • The Outdoor Classroom Symposium Celebrates 10 Years!
  • Current Status of the Environmental Education Certification Program Georgia Project for Excellence in Environmental Education
  • Is Your Garden MAG Certified?  The Monarchs Across Georgia Pollinator Habitat Certification Program
  • Jekyll Island 4-H Center Celebrates 20 Years of Environmental Education and 25 Years as a Summer Camping Facility
  • Environmental Education that Makes a Difference:  EETAP
  • The Next Generation of Birders:  Georgia's First Youth Birding Competition, by Tim Keyes
  • "Women in the Outdoors" Workshop Teaches Outdoor Skills
  •  2005 Award-Winning Georgia Environmental Educators
  • Grant Opportunities
  • DeKalb County Cooperative Extension Environmental Education Center
Winter 2006 Vol 14, #1
In This Issue:
  • 2006 EEA Annual Conference: Green with EE: The Art, Science, and Business of Environmental Education
  • Keynote Speakers:  Brian Day, Tony Mills, Ken Voorhis
  • Field Trips
  • Cafe Verde and Eco-Beneficio:   The Nature of Deserts and MOre!
  • Pre-conference Afternoon Workshop: "Guidelines for Excellence: An Introduction"
  • Get Caught "Green Handed"
Fall 2005 Vol 13, #4
In This Issue:
  • Evaluation in Environmental Education:  Setting a Higher Standard
  • Program Evaluation Pitfalls to Avoid
  • EEA + College Folks = Success!
  • Georgia's Great Outdoor Classrooms
  • New Curriculum Makes an Urban Splash
  • Piped on Water Activity from The Urban Watershed
Summer 2005 Vol 13, #3
In This Issue:
  • Celebrating Diversity in EE
  • Ten Suggestions for Providing EE for Underserved Communities
  • Environmental Justice
  • 2004 Award Winning Georgia Environmental Educators
  • EEA Strategic Plan Draft - August 2005
  • 2005 Outdoor Classroom Symposium
Spring 2005 Vol 13, #2
In This Issue:
  • Smog Alert!  A GA Air Quality Primer
  • Two Metro Atlanta Schools Take on Traffic and Fight For "Better Air"
  • Pictorial Highlights of the 2005 EEA Conference
  • Students Get Their Hands on Clean Air
  • 20 Things You Can Do for Cleaner Air
Winter 2005 Vol 13, #1
In This Issue:
  • Keys to Successful Partnerships
  • EEA Wins National Award!
  • Field Trip Descriptions
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Oktoberfest in March
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains
Fall 2003 Vol 12, #4
In This Issue:
  • EE and Geography: Science and Social Studies Join Hands
Winter 2003 Vol 12, #1
In This Issue:
  • EEA's Annual Conference
  • Georgia EE Providers: Region 4
  • Linda Hoody:  Connecting Communities and Classrooms Across America
  • EEA Awards Ceremony
  • Tybee Island Beach Party
Fall 2002 Vol 11, #4
In This Issue:
  • Crossing the Curriculum: 2002 Outdoor Classroom Symposium
  • Georgia EE Providers: Region 2
  • EEA Spotlight: Anne Shenk
  • Sharpening the Educator's Saw
  • Mary Linn Elementary School Bog Garden
  • News, Notes, and Upcoming Events
 
Summer 2002 Vol 11, #3
In This Issue:
  • Building Capacity for EE in Georgia
  • Certification Program Opportunity for Georgia Environmental Educators
  • EEA Spotlight: Richard Osorio
  • Sharpening the Educator's Saw
  • 2002 EEA Conference Success
 
Spring 2002 Vol 11, #2
In This Issue:
  • Butterflies Without Borders
  • Georgia EE Providers: Region 2
  • Sharpening the Educator's Saw
  • EEA Spotlight:  Mary Terry
  • EE Model Schools to be Selected in April
  • News, Notes, and Upcoming Events
  • The Georgia Project for Excellence in EE
  • More Monarch Resources
Winter 2002 Vol 11, #1
In This Issue:
  • Environmental Education:  Everyone, Everywhere, Everyday
  • Georgia EE Providers: Region 1
  • EEA Spotlight: Cindy Reittinger
  • Judy Braus: Bringing Biodiversity Home to Georgia
  • EEA Awards Ceremony
 
Fall 2001 Vol 10, #4
In This Issue:
  • Grounding Our Education
  • Schoolyard Habitats:  Living Classrooms for Place Based Learning
  • Sharpening the Educator's Saw
  • EEA Spotlight:  Vicki Seastrom
  • The Georgia Framework for EE
  • An Invitation for EEA Members
 
Summer 2001 Vol 10, #3
In this Issue:
  • Taking the Next Step - Naturally
  • Georgia EE Providers: Statewide
  • Sharpening the Educator's Saw
  • EEA Spotlight: Karen Garland
  • EE in K-12 Classrooms: Broad but not Deep
  • News, Notes, and Upcoming Events
 
Spring 2001 Vol 10, #2
In This Issue:
  • Defining Non-Formal Education in QCC Terms
  • Sharpening the Educator's Saw
  • EEA's Annual Conference 2001 a Huge Success! 
  • Standards for EE: Theory and Practice
  • Developing QCC-Relevant EE:  Georgia's 4-H Program and Character Education
 
Winter 2001 Vol 10, #1
In This Issue:
  • EEA's Annual Conference
  • Georgia EE Providers: Region 3
  • Sharpening the Educator's Saw
  • EEA Spotlight: Rebecca Champion
  • Take Her Stories Home:  Janisse Ray, Keynote Speaker
  • Pr-Conference Workshop:  Georgia Project Learning Tree Facilitator Training
  • The Awards Ceremony of the Year
  • Georgia's Environment:  Reaching and Teaching Communities