Education News

A mural and whiteboards in an outdoor classroom.
West Chester East High School Adds New Outdoor Classroom
Anthony Prinzo shares how outdoor learning spaces help students learn about conservation, stewardship, and their role in preserving freshwater ecosystems.
An educator shows aquatic macroinvertebrates to a crowd at the touch tank.
New Traveling Touch Tanks Bring Stream Life to You!
Not everyone can access a stream to discover aquatic life, but now a macroinvertebrate touch tank can bring the stream to them.
Three children and a man collect stream insects at a Seneca Nation summer camp.
Nurturing the Good Mind
Connecting to water as a source of ancestral significance has strengthened a throughline of cultural continuity for the Seneca Nation and the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware.
Three children hold Hillendale Elementary School's 2023 Green Ribbon Schools flag.
Hillendale Elementary School Awarded Green Ribbon for Environmental Education and Sustainability
The award recognizes innovative efforts to reduce environmental impacts, promote better health, and ensure effective environmental education.
The Watershed Education Mobile Lab set up outside the Oxford Area Library.
Watershed Education Makes a Splash at Public Library
The Stroud Center partnered with the Oxford Public Library to bring watershed fun and education to children and families in a three-part activity series.
Students in Oregon performing a leaf pack experiment.
Discover the Health of Your Local Stream With the Leaf Pack Network!
Started over 25 years ago to support teachers connecting students to their local watershed, the Leaf Pack Network has turned into a community science outlet.