Earth Partnership promotes native habitat restoration as a process for community learning and land stewardship
Learning through stewardship:
- Improves educational opportunities for all learners
- Builds meaningful relationships in human communities and with natural communities
- Promotes ecological literacy
- Takes action to heal the land
- Strengthens resilience to environmental and climatic challenges
- Fosters hope in young people and adults
Educators, there has never been a better time to teach your students about pollinators! By learning how to plant native plants that provide crucial habitat support, schools, agricultural partners, and other community stakeholders can join …June 20, 2018
Earth Partnership Indigenous Arts and Sciences kicks off this week in Red Cliff and Bad River, Wisconsin! Educators are gathering to learn about honoring and integrating indigenous cultureinto their STEM and environmental teaching practice. For …June 20, 2018
Respect. Relationship. Responsibility. Reciprocity. Our partners gave voice to and enacted these Indigenous Arts and Sciences initiative guiding principles during last week’s advisory meeting. For two days on Ho-Chunk ancestral lands (Madison and Baraboo), we …May 25, 2018
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How Earth Partnership Works
Earth Partnership collaborates with diverse communities to create vibrant outdoor learning spaces using a curriculum-based 10-step ecological restoration process. Through facilitated relationship-building and dialogue, communities identify their shared stewardship vision and the ways EP can help make it a reality.
Restoration education training is made available to a variety of learners through teacher professional development, youth programming, and family and community engagement.
To engage educators and learners of all ages and backgrounds in community-based ecological restoration for healthy environments.
For communities across the world to be actively engaged in ecological restoration that connects people to the land and each other through a commitment to stewardship.
Thank you to our funders!
- National Science Foundation
- US Environmental Protection Agency
- Wisconsin ESSA Improving Teacher Quality Program
- Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment
- Private donations
- Morgridge Center for Public Service
- Wisconsin Environmental Education Board
- Nuzum – Kickapoo Valley Restoration Fund
- NOAA Wisconsin Sea Grant
- Institute of Museum and Library Services
- US Environmental Protection Agency – Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Precollege Education Program
- USDA Forest Service – More Kids in the Woods Program
- UW Center for Biology Education
- The Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund
- Excel Energy
- US Fish and Wildlife Service – Schoolyard Strategic Assessment and Action Plan
- WI Coastal Management Program
- Friends of the UW–Madison Arboretum
Please help support Earth Partnership!
Donations can be made online or via check.