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  • Sean Russell: Youth Leadership Fellow

    EarthEcho is excited to welcome Sean Russell to our team as a Youth Leadership Fellow. Sean is the founder and director of the Stow It-Don’t Throw It Project, a youth-driven marine debris prevention program he launched in 2008; and the first Youth Ocean Conservation Summit (YOCS). Since the establishment of YOCS in partnership with Mote Marine Lab in 2011, the program has expanded through a series of satellite YOCS events across the country. Sean has held…

  • Project Spotlight: Coventry Middle School

    Mr. Trogdon’s 6th Grade Coventry Middle School students are partnering with the Coventry Township Community in a Stream Restoration Project through an Ohio EPA Surface Water Improvement Grant. The goal of this project is to “daylight” an existing underground pipe and restore the original natural stream. Daylighting is the redirection of water flow from a culvert, pipe, or drainage system into an above‐ground channel. Bringing this stream back to…

  • Paid Professional Development Opportunity for DC Public Schools Educators

    Saturday, September 12, 2015, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm DC Public Schools Main Office, 1200 1st St. NE, 10th Floor Join EarthEcho International staff in an interactive forum for middle and high school educators. This 6-hour workshop explores best practices for project based learning focusing on the Chesapeake Bay Watershed as participants: examine critical environmental issues around everyday actions and community practices that have global implications; use…

  • As yet another school year comes to an end…

    I think back to all that we have accomplished over the last nine months. We began the year with trainings with Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Los Angeles Unified School District, meeting inspired educators from opposite coasts with similar goals and a communal passion for our environment. We also convened the EarthEcho Leadership, Education, and Advisory Panel (EE LEAP) of like-minded educators from across the country. As the year continued, we launched EarthEcho…

  • Gulf Oil Spill: 5 Years Later

    On April 20th, 2010 the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig had an explosion, killing 11 people and sending millions of gallons of oil gushing in to the Gulf of Mexico. In the days, weeks, and months that followed the images and stories were devestating. Now, five years later, the Gulf is returning to normal... or is it?  Use the resources on this page to examine issues related to the Gulf Oil Spill in your classroom.  Read Philippe Cousteau's op-ed for…