The Nature's Voices Project Inspiring Stories about Nature and Education for a Sustainable Future from the Next Generation
Youth are demanding that the voices of nature be heard!
The Nature's Voices Project is a new initiative that collects and shares the inspirational stories and unique perspectives from youth involved in programs that teach for a sustainable and resilient future. Read their stories. Share your own story. Find out why environmental education programs need our support.
Submit your story and win a chance to attend the Green Schools Student Summit for free! The Nature's Voices Project is teaming up with the Green Schools National Conference to amplify youth voices and showcase inspirational stories. The author of the winning story will win free registration to the Green Schools Student Summit (March 27-29 in Sacramento, CA). Find out more details here. The deadline to submit your story is February 14, 2014!
Nature as our Teacher Nature as our Healer Learn about the many reasons why environmental education experiences are so powerful for youth.
OUR SCHOOLS Curbing Drop-Out Rates and Raising Test Scores
EE programs inspire children to learn. They have been proven to raise test scores and help children stay in school.
OUR HEALTH: Fighting the Obesity Crisis
Countless EE programs have made a positive impact on the physical and mental health of our children
OUR ENVIRONMENT: Solutions to our Environmental Crises
Each day thousands of youth plant trees, gardens, restore habitats and contribute to environmental solutions.
OUR COMMUNITIES: Curbing Violence and Bullying
Youth learn how to get along, learn how to think critically and solve problems when engaged in environmental education programs.
OUR ECONOMY: Providing meaningful jobs
Environmental education programs provide thousands of meaningful living wage jobs in every city and state, including to underserved youth and young adults.
OUR APPRECIATION FOR NATURE: Discovering the magic of the natural world
Youth are rediscovering the magic of nature through hands-on interactive experiences in the natural world.