I woke up Monday morning earlier than usual. I didn’t need an alarm clock because I’d woken several times during the night and was feeling quite restless. It felt almost like the first day of school, a day of anxiety and excitement. Was I prepared enough? What would the students think about my lessons? Thankfully […]
I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, renowned the world over as the technological innovation hub that brought the world the personal computer and household names such as Apple, Facebook, and Google. In this high tech Mecca, where we connect by text, tweet, pin and post, I have found that it is far too easy to lose our most basic connection–our connection to the natural world around us.
The Junior Duck Stamp Program allows students K-12 grade to express what they know about waterfowl through art, while raising funds for waterfowl education programs for students.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service along with local Future Farmers of America students from Nevada worked with Scarselli Elementary School to get students outside learning about farming and ranching.
Lynnea Shuck spearheaded the creation and implementation of the Junior Refuge Ranger Program at the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge to educate youth about the critical role wildlife refuges play in protecting threatened and endangered species. It was her own volunteer experience at the wildlife refuge in Alviso, CA that inspired Shuck […]
Lynnea Shuck, spearheaded the creation and implementation of the Junior Refuge Ranger Program at the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Congrats to Lynnea for speaking up about the importance getting kids out into nature and the power of environmental education programs!
One thing I know for sure is I still love the outdoors and everything it has to offer and… I especially love the work I’ve been doing with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. I’ve always loved nature. I remember laying in the grass when I was little watching ants crawl in and out […]