Environmental Education Links
Looking for additional resources to help you get your class or group outside?
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These organizations offer educational workshops and other teacher resources!
Links on this page will direct you to pages outside of the City of Saint Paul website and are provided for your information and convenience only. The City of Saint Paul does not accept responsibility for the information found on them. A link does not imply the endorsement of a particular site.
Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom
The Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom is a 17 3/4 acre outdoor space that offers opportunities for students to integrate general education with the environment and learn in a real world setting. This site is maintained by the Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom Advisory Committee (a citizens group).
Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary
Produced by the Lower Phalen Creek Project, this video highlights the rich natural and cultural history of the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary. This City of Saint Paul park was created through public and private partnerships with the Lower Phalen Creek Project, National Park Service, Dept. of Natural Resources, City of Saint Paul and many others.
MN Dept. of Natural Resources
The Dept. of Natural Resources has information on Project WET, WILD, and Learning Tree workshops, activities you can do with your students and information on participating in the School Forest Program.
National Park Service - Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
The NPS offers an assortment of science and thematic classroom activities, posters, booklets and more!
Digital Photography Bridge to Nature
The Digital Photography Bridge to Nature offers teacher workshops designed to help educators enhance their curriculum through the use of digital photography.
The Jeffers Foundation offers curriculum guides and workshops that help educators integrate environmental education into their curriculum.
Minnesota Association for Environmental Education
The Minnesota Association for Environmental Education (MAEE) is Minnesota’s professional association for environmental educators. The MAEE was founded in 1992 and has a mission to support and advance environmental education (EE) throughout the state.
Eco Education is an award-winning environmental education organization collaborating with students, teachers, and community members in the Twin Cities metro area to explore and improve the city environment.
Polar Bears International
Polar bears are a perfect focal point for teaching all kinds of things: from biology to geography, from mathematics to physics, from environmental science to cultural sociology. PBI offers free teaching and learning materials created by teachers and zoo educators on a range of topics that support national literacy standards and learning outcomes for specific school districts.