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Mangrove Action Project Announces Art Contest for Children and Release of Calendar Deadline: August 15, 2010
Mangrove Action Project (MAP) invites artwork from children (ages 6014) from mangrove nations telling us "why mangroves are important to you and your community". Artwork will be published in MAP's 2011 calendar distributed internationally to raise awareness about mangrove forest wetlands. This contest aims to promote and listen to creative voices of children living in mangrove areas.
Mangrove Action Project's 9th Edition of its Children's Mangrove Art Calendar for 2010 is ready for distribution. Through this calendar and associated international art competition for children, MAP hopes to instill in future generations deeper ecological principles to restore and conserve the health of our planet's coastal ecosystems, utilizing mangroves as a sort of "flagship" to guide us there! Funds raised go towards MAP's mangrove conservation and restoration around the globe.
International Children's Painting CompetitionDeadline: April 15, 2010
The United Nations Environmental Programme's International Children's Painting Competition invited young people (ages 6-14) to submit their paintings in the theme to the relevant UNEP Regional Office. This year's theme is Biodiversity: Connecting with Nature. The competition encourages children from all parts of the world to focus on the particular environmental issues and how these issues affect their communities. Regional winners will be announced on World Environment Day, June 5, 2010. The Regional first prize will receive a cash prize and a trip for themselves and an accompanying adult to the Tunza International Childrens Conference in Aichi, Japan August 2010.
Intel Schools of Distinction AwardsDeadline: February 17, 2010
The awards program is open to K-12 accredited U.S. schools that are publicly funded and/or nonprofit. To be considered, schools must develop an environment and curricula that meet or exceed benchmarks put forth by national mathematics and science content standards with at least three years of results data.
EPA Our Planet, Our Stuff, Our Choice Video CompetitionDeadline: February 16, 2010
The U.S. EPA is sponsoring this video competition to raise awareness of the connection between the environment and the stuff people use, consume, recycle, and throw way. Anyone 13 and older can participate with the chance to win up to $2,500 for videos tht will inspire community involvement, spread information, and lead to action.
Call for Young eco-Hero Nominations and ApplicationsDeadline: February 28, 2010
Calling all Young Eco-Heroes for this Annual Action for Nature juried contest. Cash prizes and other gifts are awarded to young people, 8-16 years of age, who have initiated and achieved outstanding environmental success, and whose efforts will inspire others. Guidelines and application form available on the the web site. Nominations encouraged.
AMGEN Award for Science Teaching Excellence (AASTE)Deadline: February 5, 2010
The Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence is an annual awards program that recognizes extraordinary contributions by K-12 educators across the U.S. and Canada who are elevating the level of science literacy through creativity in the classroom and motivation of students. An independent panel of judges selects the winners based on the followong criteria: creativity and effectiveness of teaching methods; plans for the use of grant money to improve science education resources in their schools; and submissions of a science lesson plan showcasing innovative methods in the classroom.
Thirty-four science teachers will be awarded an unrestricted cash grant of $5,000, and their schools will receive a restricted grant of $5,000 to be used to expand or enhance the school's science program, purchase new science resources, or further the professional development of their science teachers.
2010 Richard Bartlett Environmental Education AwardNomination Deadline: January 15, 2010
The Richard C. Bartlett Award is presented annually by the National Environmental Education Foundation to an outstanding teacher who has successfully integrated environmental education into his or her daily curriculum. The 2010 prize will be given to a high school teacher who can serve as an inspiration and model for both students and colleagues. The winner receives a $5, 00 award and a trip to Washington DC. To learn more and submit your nomination visit
Prescott College Offering Scholarships for their Conservation and Environmental Education Program!
The Center for Ecological and Cultural Studies at Prescott College in Kino Bay (Sonora) is looking for motivated and qualified individuals for their Scholarship Program in Conservation and Environmental Education for the 2009-2010 school year.
See details about the scholarship program here:
María Luisa Robledo <email@example.com>