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eeWORKS: Demonstrating the Power of Environmental Education

Participants will be joined by NAAEE’s very own Executive Director, Judy Braus, as well as two esteemed environmental education researchers: Dr. Nicole Ardoin and Alison Bowers. This dynamite team will be discussing our eeWORKS project, which is a research-to-practice initiative designed to demonstrate the impact of environmental education for achieving key outcomes. Register now... Read more

Teach, Learn, Grow: The Value of Green Infrastructure in Schoolyards

​In this webcast, speakers from Green Schoolyards America, the Wichita State Environmental Finance Center, and Children & Nature will discuss the multiple benefits of integrating green infrastructure practices into America’s schoolyards, and provide attendees with on-the-ground case studies and tools that can be used to create or enhance green schoolyard initiatives in their own communities. Register now... Read more

Frost Brown Todd Infrastructure Finance Webcast Series

​The Council of Development Finance Agencies has partnered with Frost Brown Todd, LLC and FBT Project Finance Advisors to host a four-part webcast series on infrastructure finance in the United States. The Webcast Series will feature the industry’s top leaders discussing case studies, challenges, opportunities and critical issues in infrastructure. Topics covered include roads, bridges, mass-transit, clean energy installations, water and waste water, broadband, anchor institutions, and government facilities. Learn more and register... Read more

APA 2017 Policy and Advocacy Conference

​Join APA in Washington, D.C., for the annual Policy and Advocacy Conference. This year’s program will feature sessions on: federal, state, and local concerns, advocacy training; a deep dive on issues likely to affect planners over the next decade at our annual Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas and new thoughts on policy topics every planner should understand. Fees: APA Member and Nonmember $195; APA Leadership $95 Deadline to register September 14. Learn more and register... Read more

Miami Is Testing a Half-Mile of Red, Green and Slower

​In recent years, Miami has regularly ranked high among U.S. cities with the most cyclist and pedestrian fatalities. City officials want to move beyond that dubious honor. To help them do so, Miami-Dade County adopted the Safer People, Safer Streets Local Action Plan in June 2016. Last week, the city celebrated its first complete streets pilot project. Read more... Read more

Integrating Smart Growth and Hazard Mitigation into Community Planning

​Smart growth strategies and hazard mitigation measures have similar goals. Both aim to make communities safer, healthier, and fiscally responsible. Communities across the nation use smart growth strategies to ensure that new development or redevelopment benefits the entire community and that limited public resources are used as efficiently as possible. This report explores those strategies. Learn more... Read more

EarthEd: Rethinking Education on a Changing Planet

The Worldwatch Institute analyzes how we can equip students with the skills to navigate the turbulent century ahead. With global environmental changes locked into our future, what we teach must evolve. All education will need to be environmental education, teaching students to be ecoliterate, deep-thinking, and deeply moral leaders, ready to face unprecedented challenges. EarthEd explores traditional areas of environmental education such as nature-based learning and systems thinking, as well as new essential topics including social-emotional learning and the importance... Read more
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