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Educational Resources

Environmental education encompasses knowledge from a variety of fields and disciplines, including the natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. As such, there are many sources that provide information about environmental topics and issues. In the links shown here, we've included a broad sampling of state, regional, and local organizations.

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The links below provide information on a variety of environmental topics.

Agriculture and Food

Alternative Energy (Also check Solar, Wind, and Geothermal)

Climate Change

Energy Efficiency

Food Issues

Footprint and Energy Use Calculators

Geothermal Energy

Green Building


Green Roofs


Native Plants and Habitats

Native Plant Sources

Public Transportation

Rain Gardens

Schoolyard Gardens

Solid Waste



Wind Energy

General or Multiple Topics

Funding Sources for School Projects