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National Environmental Education Week

EE Week LogoNational Environmental Education Week (EE Week), the nation’s largest environmental education event, inspires environmental learning and stewardship. Highlighting the theme “Greening STEM: Engineering a Sustainable World,” EE Week (April 13-19, 2014) connects educators with environmental resources to promote K-12 students’ understanding of the environment.

Date: 
April 13, 2014

Webcast Details ‘Focus Days’ Of Earth Science Week

From AGI  --  What does Earth Science Week 2014 have in store for you? Each day during the week, you can focus on a different area of Earth science. Go online today to view a new webcast about “Focus Days” of this year’s celebration:

* International EarthCache Day (October 12)
* Earth Science Literacy Day (October 13)
* No Child Left Inside Day (October 14)
* National Fossil Day (October 15)
* Geoscience for Everyone Day (October 16)
* Geologic Map Day (October 17)

Endangered Species Day (May 16) and Student Contest

Endangered Species Day - May 16, 2014

Endangered Species Youth Art Contest - deadline March 15, 2014

President Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act into law on December 28, 1973. Our legislators understood that, without protection from human actions, many of our nation's living resources would become extinct.  NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) share responsibility for implementing the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Earth Science Week 2014 Theme Announced: "Earth's Connected Systems"

From AGI Public Relations  --  The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the theme of Earth Science Week 2014 will be "Earth's Connected Systems." This year's event will promote awareness of the dynamic interactions of the planet's natural systems.

Earth Science Week 2014 learning resources and activities will engage young people and others in exploring the ways that geoscience illuminates natural

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