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
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.
Ceiba Foundation for Tropical Conservation has created a video of their experiences implementing Earth Partnership in Ecuador. Check it out on YouTube and learn more about trainings in Ecuador on the Global EP page! …
Urban IAS Educators Learn from Ho-Chunk Perspectives on Mounds Education and Protection This past February, thirty school teachers, naturalists, and community educators gathered at the UW-Madison Arboretum to learn about effigy mounds in the Madison area. Madison …
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Thank you to our funders!
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- National Science Foundation
- US Environmental Protection Agency
- Wisconsin ESSA Improving Teacher Quality Program
- Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment
- Sand County Foundation
- 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