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Recent Feature Articles
Plants and People
by Kathryn Lynch, University of Oregon
Three service learning teams from the UO Environmental Leadership Program tackle teaching children about the ecological and cultural importance of native plants. Read the article here.
Fueling the Fire: North Cascades Institute’s “Pathways for Youth”
by Mollie Behn
A suite of programs and a shared vision with public land agencies and community partners engage K-16 students through education, conservation and stewardship. Read the article.
Adventure@: Combining the Strengths of Adventure Learning and Place-based Learning
by R. Justin Hougham, Karla Bradley Eitel and Brant G. Miller
How reconceptualizing the role of technology in place-based education enhances place responsive pedagogies through technology. Read the article.
A While in the Wild: Educating for Environmental Empathy
by Fay Mascher M.Ed.; Jonas Cox Ph.D.; and Charles Salina Ph.D.
Experiences in wild nature, the leadership of a significant adult, and the educational support of the classroom offer powerful tools in shaping students toward lifelong leadership in environmental stewardship. Read the article.