Environmental Education

A sustainable and healthy environment requires well-trained leaders capable of executing creative solutions to future challenges. Environmental education also builds awareness of how to live in a way that conservesresources for future generations. Educational programs aimed at children and adults are critical as the building blocks for a healthier and safer planet.EarthShare members are fostering generations of informed environmentalists, ready to tackle challenges like global warming, air and water pollution, and wildlife protection.

IslandWood

IslandWood is a regional leader in environmental education working to create a more equitable and sustainable future. We serve thousands of students and hundreds of educators each year in an effort to prepare the next generation to care for the planet and our communities. IslandWood’s mission is to provide exceptional learning experiences that inspire lifelong environmental and community stewardship.

Children's garden and farm camps

Looking for a great way to get your kids outdoors and learning important lessons this summer? Take a look at member charity Seattle Tilth's summer camps for kids to give them excellent hands-on experience in everything from ecology to cooking.Seattle Tilth news -With summer just around the corner, it’s a good time to make plans to maximize the fun and learning for your kids. Good news — there’s still space available in most of our summer garden and farm camps! Our children’s garden team is gearing up to run the most fun, engaging camps we’ve ever offered. Kids ages 1-15 can explore our gardens when they are bursting with beauty and fresh veggies and fruits. Here’s a rundown of the new and exciting opportunities for campers — in North and South Seattle. Hands-on Science Two camps — Guardians of the Garden and Garden Explorer Field Camp — are loaded with environmental science and ecology experiments that will help your campers build their scientific literacy while having a fun time. We’ll create biomes that provide everything a plant needs to survive, examine garden creature specimens from the Burke museum and learn about the amazing uses of some common native plants. Cooking with Fresh, Home-Grown Veggies This year, we’re focusing on the culinary arts to help your little chefs connect the garden to the kitchen. Our Farm to Table camp at Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Delicious Garden Dishes camp in...Summer Adventures Call 

Bike month: May 2015

Washington bikes and May is our month! Bicyclists from Port Angeles to Pullman, and places in between will be biking to work, to school, for recreation, and more. We’re all kinds of riders and we ride for all kinds of reasons, but we share something in common: our joy of bicycling!Here’s a quick round-up of Bike Month activities that we are aware of. If we’re missing your community bike event, please use our Event Submission Form and we’ll add it to our calendar.- See more at: http://wabikes.org/2015/04/29/ready-bike-month/#sthash.afZQc7d0.dpufEarthShare member charity, Washington Bikes, has a nice roundup of biking events going on across the state to celebrate bike month. Bike month includes a lot of ways to get involved including bike commuting challenges, Bike to School Day and rides just for fun.From Washington Bikes - Washington bikes and May is our month! Bicyclists from Port Angeles to Pullman, and places in between will be biking to work, to school, for recreation, and more. We’re all kinds of riders and we ride for all kinds of reasons, but we share something in common: our joy of bicycling!Here’s a quick round-up of Bike Month activities that we are aware of. If we’re missing your community bike event, please use our Event Submission Form and we’ll add it to our calendar.Consult the WA Bikes calendar for a more extensive list of bike events, rides, meetings and more in the month of May. Then get out and ride your bike!- See more at: http://wabikes.org/2015/04/29/ready-bike-month/#sthash.afZQc7d0.dpuf 

World Resources Institute

A global environmental think tank providing independent research, policy analysis, and on-the-ground action to build solutions to urgent environmental challenges. WRI is a global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being.

Union of Concerned Scientists

Scientists and citizens working on solutions to reduce air pollution and global warming, protect biodiversity, prevent nuclear proliferation, and ensure a sustainable, safe food system.

Our scientists and engineers develop and implement innovative, practical solutions to some of our planet’s most pressing problems—from combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves, to fighting misinformation, advancing racial equity, and reducing the threat of nuclear war.

You + Science = Results

Sierra Club Foundation, The

Fights to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality in Washington State through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing, and litigation.

Our board and staff raise charitable funds, preserve and enhance these assets, and ensure they are used appropriately.  As the fiscal sponsor of the charitable programs of the Sierra Club, we provide resources to it and other nonprofit organizations to support scientific, educational, literary, organizing, advocacy, and legal programs that further our charitable goals.

Rainforest Alliance

Works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.

At the heart of the Rainforest Alliance’s approach is the understanding that the health of the land is inextricably connected to the wellbeing of those who depend on it for their livelihoods. Our approach includes training and certification to promote healthy ecosystems and communities in some of the world’s most vulnerable ecosystems.

Green Corps, Inc.

Training a new generation of environmental leaders by working in communities with local groups to preserve forests, clean up our air and promote cleaner energy.

Green Corps was founded in 1992 by leading environmental advocates with an important mission: to train the next generation of environmental leaders while making a difference on critical environmental campaigns. Green Corps' niche is working at the grassroots level, bringing people into the movement. We train talented young people to become environmental leaders while tackling important issue campaigns.

Contact

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