What's New

Oregon's 2021 Environmental Education Conference

EEAO is excited to announce a call for presenters for our 2021 Environmental Education Conference July 30 to August 1. 
EEAO is seeking proposals that explore new research, advances in practice, innovative ideas, or relevant case studies; are solution-oriented and include concrete takeaways; and target emerging, intermediate, or experienced professionals.

Click here to learn more about the conference and the call for presenters. 
Interested in supporting the conference? Contact us to learn how you can volunteer your time or become a conference sponsor 

Ways to Get Involved

Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (ONREP) Professional Development Opportunities:

Learn more and register for these and other learning opportunities here:  http://onrep.forestry.oregonstate.edu/workshops

  • Round-Table: Bringing it Home - Facilitating Nature Journaling During Distance Learning | Feb 25 | Online
  • ODS: Teaching Fire Concepts through Oregon Ecosystems | March 15 | Online
  • ODS: Deepening Youth Engagement for STEAM & Outdoor School Professionals | April 13, May 4, & May 25| Online

New OELP Website

 Welcome to the new Oregon Environmental Literacy Program website. Our goal is to support teachers in collaboration with non-formal educators to foster Environmental Literacy of Kindergarten through 12th grade students by engaging students in activities and experiences that:

  • Increase their awareness, understanding, and knowledge of the environment and their relationship to it
  •  Participate as citizens in the stewardship of the environment
  • Prepare them to engage in actions that ensure a sustainable future
  •  Contribute to establishing healthy lifestyles