Recent Blog Posts

Register today for the 30th Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education meeting

Dec 15, 2014 by Julie Walker

Join the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) for their 30th annual conference in Ocean City, MD on Feb.5-8th, and meet up with others passionate about promoting environmental actions to improve the health of the schools and communities in which Maryland’s children learn and live. This year MAEOE is providing a multitude of professional development opportunites, and engaging workshops. So don’t miss out and register today!

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NOAA’s Climate Stewards Education Project, What It Is and How You Can Join

Dec 05, 2014 by Julie Walker

NOAA’s Climate Steward Education Project (CSEP) provides formal and informal educators with sustained professional development, collaborative tools, and support to build a climate-literate public that is actively engaged in climate stewardship. CSEP also provides support for educators to execute climate stewardship (mitigation or adaptation) projects to increase understanding of climate science, and practical actions to reduce the impact of climate change. The project is part of NOAA’s portfolio of activities to strengthen ocean, climate, and atmospheric science education. Join Us For A Webinar On December 8, 2014 At 7:30 PM Eastern Time to learn more!

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Scout’s Trash Trawl Expedition on the Chesapeake Bay

Nov 25, 2014 by Julie Walker

Guest Blogger Jennifer Chambers, author of Watershed Adventures of a Water Bottle, writes about Scout the waterbottles next adventure on the Chesapeake Bay with Trash Free Maryland and 5 Gyres. Learn about Scouts experence searching for his plastic peers, manuvering the mantra trawl, and pick up some tips on keeping the Bay trash free! For more from Jennifer check out her blog at

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FY15 B-WET Grant Availability Announced

Nov 06, 2014 by Julie Walker

A total of roughly $2.7 million may be available for schools, school systems, higher education institutions, community-based and nonprofit organizations, state or local government agencies, interstate agencies, and Indian tribal governments seeking to support education of the next generation of Chesapeake Bay stewards. The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office has released details on requirements and the process for applying for FY15 Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET)grants; applications are due by January 14, 2015.

B-WET supports programs that provide hands-on environmental education about issues affecting the Chesapeake Bay watershed for students and related professional development for educators who serve formal K-12 audiences.

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