Update on Environmental Literacy Plan

ELP page samplesA team of environmental educators (Barbara Garrity, Selena Connealy, Dr. Stephanie Bestelmeyer, and Dr. Pedro Chavarria) took the NM Environmental Literacy Plan to the NM Public Education Department leadership in early August. Continue Reading →

An EE-themed Evening with Food and Friends

Grazie! to those who joined us last month at Scalo Northern Italian Grill for a delicious fundraiser dinner. Thanks to dinner attendees and silent auction bidders (at the Environmental Literacy Summit earlier that day), we raised nearly $1000 to support EEANM’s environmental literacy work. Continue Reading →

The Path Forward from the Environmental Literacy Summit

Judy Braus and a porcupine

NAAEE Executive Director Judy Braus spotted her first porcupine while hiking in the Rio Grande bosque before the Summit.

On March 10, 2015, EEANM hosted the second Environmental Literacy Summit at the Rio Grande Nature Center in Albuquerque.

Keynote speaker, Judy Braus, Executive Director of the North American Association for Environmental Education, spoke about national efforts to support environmental education by creating evidence-based research and documentation. (Judy also spotted her first porcupine while visiting New Mexico!) Continue Reading →

Environmental Literacy Summit Planned for March 10

Join us on March 10, 2015 from 10am-3:30pm at the Rio Grande Nature Center in Albuquerque. We’ll present the second draft of New Mexico’s Environmental Literacy Plan and make plans to move it forward. Our keynote speaker is Judy Braus, Executive Director for the North American Association for Environmental Education.

As a long-time environmental education and conservation leader, Judy understands how to reach people, empower them to shape policy and advance environmental literacy efforts. In a 2014 interview on the Voices Across EE podcast, Judy said, Continue Reading →

Environmental Literacy Update – Fall 2013

Cover of Environmental Literacy Plan Draft 1We had a great meeting, the Environmental Literacy Summit, on September 20 when we introduced the draft Environmental Literacy Plan and offered training in the Guidelines for Excellence in Environmental Education.

Dr. Bora Simmons traveled from Oregon to provide the Guidelines training. We also had great presentations by Lesley Galyas, NM Public Education Dept. Director of the Math and Science Bureau, and our keynote speaker, Dr. Joseph Suina, a retired UNM professor and Tribal Elder at Cochiti Pueblo. Continue Reading →

EE Connections Winter 2011

2011 in picturesDownload EE Connections for Winter 2011 [PDF].

What’s Inside?

  • Environmental Literacy Planning Begins
  • Project Learning Tree’s Green Schools Program Comes to New Mexico
  • New Mexico Project Learning Tree Workshops Statewide
  • Southern NM’s Youth ACTION Coalition Reconnects Communities with Nature
  • The Year in Pictures