Monthly Webinar Series with NAAEE

In an effort to continually improve the quality of environmental education in our state, EEANM continues to co-host the monthly webinar series with NAAEE.
We are excited to host a live viewing and local discussion of the May 9 webinar releasing the new Guidelines for Excellence in Community Engagement.

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Save the Date: 2017 NM Environmental Literacy Summit on November 9 and 10

As we brace for the spring winds and teeter between warm days that draw us out to the garden and chilly days with snow dustings, we at EEANM are gearing up for a season full of opportunities designed to inspire.

Please mark your calendars for New Mexico’s Statewide Environmental Literacy Summit on November 9 and 10, 2017. Continue Reading →

2016 Becker Award Winners

Is environmental education for the birds? Ask this year’s Becker Award honorees and you’ll hear a confident yes! It’s for the birds and the water, soil, forests, people…

The Dr. Richard W. Becker Award honors outstanding educators in New Mexico who are influencing students through environmental education and service learning. Our 2016 honorees are Steve Glass, CNM biology instructor and retired public works program manager, and Siobhan Niklasson, Education Programs Director at Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC). Continue Reading →

EE Certification Candidates and Advisors Answer FAQs

ee-cert-qa-graphicEEANM hosted a live Q&A on Facebook October 17-21. Our advisors, candidates, and newly certified educators shared their thoughts about EE Certification. We’ve pulled the questions and their answers together in this blog post. If you’re considering an application or just want to learn more, we invite you to read their discussion. Continue Reading →

EE Certification Pilot Program Now Open

Students learning in the field.The New Mexico Environmental Education Certification Program is now open for pilot applications. You can find all the details and submit an application online under EE Certification. Since this is a pilot, a limited number of candidates will be admitted. The full program will launch in Spring 2016. Continue Reading →

Conference on Nov. 13-14 in Hobbs

Save the Date postcardMark your calendars for EEANM’s 2015 Annual Conference on November 13-14 in Hobbs.

We are partnering with the NM Science Teachers’ Association (NMSTA) and NM Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NMCTM) again to bring together our state’s finest educators for a diverse offering of workshops and presentations.

As details are available, you will find them at the conference webpage on NMSTA’s website. Continue Reading →

EE Certification Starts Fall 2015

Photo of Earth by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, gsfc/Flickr (CC-BY 2.0)

Photo of Earth by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, gsfc/Flickr (CC-BY 2.0).

New Mexico’s Environmental Education Certification Program will launch this fall with a pilot group of applicants. EEANM will coordinate the program. Thank you to the volunteer committee members who have helped bring this program from an idea to reality! Continue Reading →

New Partnership with New Mexico MainStreet Program

NMMS logoEEANM will partner with four NM MainStreet Program locations–Raton, Farmington, Grants and Truth or Consequences–to hold teacher workshops using the secondary module of Project Learning Tree (PLT), Places We Live. The PLT guidebook offers a planning curriculum as a way of assessing and affecting the urban environment. Continue Reading →

New EE Book Club Opens with Climate Science Story

Freaking Green coverOur first EE Book Club meeting brought together community members to discuss local author Laura Sanchez’s Freaking Green. Sanchez tells a humorous tale of an Albuquerque family forced to cut their carbon emissions drastically to win an inheritance of millions. Freaking Green has won the 2014 NM Press Women’s Zia Award and the 2014 Green Book Festival Award. Our book club readers liked it, and we hope to have Sanchez come speak at a future EE Over Lunch gathering. Continue Reading →