Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
Education; Education outreach; Energy; Children; Podcast; Public Lecture;
Juan Martinez is Director, Natural Leaders Network within the Children & Nature Network. A proud product of south central Los Angeles, Juan D. Martinez is the national Natural Leaders Network coordinator for the Children & Nature Network. His...
Conservation in Action:
"One of the things that Olaus and Mardy left with me is that you must do something beyond yourself and conservation is one of the most basic things you can do. For Olaus and Mardy's sake, I really wish that this will...
Education; Training; Partnerships; Youth; Connecting people with nature; Education outreach;
Rick Lemon, Director of the National Conservation Training Center, addresses the EPA's Student Environmental Development Program (SEDP) at the National Conservation Training Center. Each SEDP is designed to address the specific needs of the...
Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth;
Children really get to experience the life of a bear. One of the many programs available at the refuge.
Biologist Chelsea Corcoran/Quadt, talks about her detail at Togiak National Wildlife Refuge near Dillingham, Alaska. She describes counting caribou, tracking wolves, watching walrus, & learning about the Yupik Native way of life. July, 2011.