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Environmental Education Directory

Looking for an organization, program, or resource to help get your students, family, or colleagues engaged in environmental learning? RIEEA has compiled a comprehensive, searchable list of opportunities throughout the state and online that offer resources for educators, families, and more.

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NOAA Teaching Climate Literacy

A collection of resources, guides, activities, databases, and more designed for educators and decision-makers to promote public understanding of climate science and climate-related events and to make the data products and services of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) easy to access and use.

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Norman Bird Sanctuary

A wildlife refuge, NBS encompasses over 300 acres and seven miles of trails that wind through hay fields and woodlands, and along four ridges with spectacular views of the surrounding ocean and ponds. Their educational programs are designed to introduce children to the great outdoors; to help teachers supplement their own science, history, and art curricula; and to engage advanced learners in the principles of ecology, wildlife biology, and species conservation.

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Northeast Organic Farming Association of Rhode Island

Formed in 1990, NOFA/RI is an organization of farmers, consumers, gardeners, and environmentalists working to promote organic farming and organic land care practices. NOFA/RI fosters a healthy relationship to the natural world through educational workshops, advocacy, and participation in local and regional events with the goal to increase the acres of sustainably and organically managed land and to provide access to local, organic food for all Rhode Islanders.

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Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education

The Northeast SARE Program offers grants and education to farmers, educators, service providers, researchers, and others to address key issues affecting the sustainability of agriculture throughout our region.

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Northern Rhode Island Conservation District

NRICD is a quasi-public organization dedicated to conserving the natural resources of Providence County. NRICD sees education as a key component of its mission and conducts educational programs in partnership with Providence Water that are centered around the Scituate Reservoir watershed and its importance to the state. NRICD also frequently partners with other districts around Providence County and provides watershed education programs on a fee-for-service basis.

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Notable Works Publication and Distribution Co. Inc.

Notable Works is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness for environmental and social concerns through the arts, while providing a venue to local artists, musicians, and composers.

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Nuestro Mundo Public Charter School

This bilingual school uses a multidisciplinary approach to learning. The focus on the environment and multicultural education fosters an awareness of contemporary global and domestic events, such as climate change and social inequality, while developing well-rounded, compassionate students.

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Oliver Hazard Perry

With innovative and empowering education experiences at sea and ashore, the Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island promotes personal and professional growth and professional development, while raising awareness of opportunities in the maritime industry, marine trades, and defense sector for the communities of Southern New England. The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is an extraordinary 200-foot long, three-masted vessel that is part of the select fleet of Class-A size Tall Ships hosted by the world’s maritime nations. It provides education and adventure at sea programs to all ages while proudly advancing the Ocean State’s rich nautical heritage.

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Partnership for Providence Parks

The Partnership provides support and resources for volunteer Friends groups seeking to transform their neighborhood parks into thriving green spaces that reflect the needs and character of the community. The Partnership works with the Department of Parks and Recreation to: cultivate, nurture, and support Friends groups; develop city-wide partnerships for resources, programming, and events that will be available to Friends groups; and establish a network of Friends groups and community partners to share best practices and resources, celebrate volunteers and parks, and increase awareness of parks and the people who care for them.

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