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Community Announcements

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California Bay Watershed Education and Training ​(B-WET) Grants

NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

Applications close: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017.

The California B-WET program is a competitive grant program that supports new and existing, high quality environmental education programs. The grant program also fosters the growth of innovative programs and encourages capacity building and partnership development for environmental education programs throughout the entire the San Francisco Bay, Monterey Bay and Santa Barbara Channel watersheds.

Accepting Applications for Leadership Institute

Lawrence Hall of Science

Applications close: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017.

BEETLES is thrilled to announce that applications to the August 2018 Leadership Institute are now officially open! This Institute will take place from August 12th-17th, 2018, near Portola, California. Applications will close Tuesday, December 19th, 2017.

This free Leadership Institute is supported by the National Science Foundation and includes room/board and a travel stipend. Plan to engage in stimulating conversations, build leadership expertise, share and gain wisdom with a variety of programs, and experience research-based resources for professional learning and student experiences.

The Institute is open to all outdoor environmental education and community-based organizations that use science as a lens for looking at nature.

Santa Cruz School Food and Garden Tour

Lifelab

Thur, October 19, 2017
9:30am-4:00pm

See stellar school food and garden programs in action! On this tour, participants visit four established elementary school gardens; meet garden coordinators with years of experience; and observe and enjoy a school lunch cooked by students in Pacific Elementary School’s Food Lab Program.

Outside Lights!

Outdoors Empowered Network

Thu, November 2, 2017
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Join Outdoors Empowered Network at National Summit Reception where civic and social benefactors will raise a glass (and tour a lighthouse!) in celebration of a vibrant, growing movement to connect young people with the outdoors.

Informal Educator Workshops

California Academy of Sciences

Reflecting on Practice™ is a nationally recognized informal educator workshops that give educators a time and a place to focus on how people learn. The goal of the program is to build a culture of reflection and help educators take advantage of structures that allow them to incorporate research on learning into their teaching practices. The curriculum organizes knowledge from the learning sciences into three topic areas for participants to explore.

BayCLIC Resources

Bay Area Climate Literacy Impact Collaborative

Check out the new website for the Bay Area Climate Literacy Impact Collaborative. This website gives background into the collaborative but also has a number of resources for educators from climate education tools to a climate science database that’s focused on climate impacts in the San Francisco Bay Area.