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4-H Earth Connections Curriculum - Resource Links

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Forest / Freshwater / Marine / Sustainable Living / Environmental Education / Gardening & Schools / Youth Friendly / Educator-Parent Resources

Forest Community

Library of Forestry, Wood and Wildlife links, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife – Wildlife Rehabilitator’s Listed by County

Pine Tree State Arboretum

Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree, Maine TREE Foundation

Project Wild

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Freshwater Community

Drinking Water and Ground Water Activities for Youth K-12

Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Project

PEARL Source for Environmental Information for Maine

Project Wet

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Marine Community

Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Maine Marine Resources Aquarium

Gulf of Maine Marine Education Association

University of New Hampshire Marine Docent Program

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Sustainable Living

Affluenza: PBS Program on the Epidemic of Overconsumption and Teachers Guide

Biomimicry is a new science that studies nature’s best ideas and then imitates these designs and processes to solve human problems.

Bioneers, Visionary and Practical Solutions for Restoring the Earth

Center for Ecoliteracy
The Center for Ecoliteracy is dedicated to education for sustainable living.

Center for Whole Communities

Earth Conservation Corps

Ecological Footprint

Fostering Sustainable Behavior

Global Ecovillage Network

Maine Energy Education Program MEEP

Master Gardener Web site, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

New American Dream

The Center For Non-Violent Communication

The Earth Charter

The Edible Schoolyard
The Edible Schoolyard, in collaboration with Martin Luther King Junior Middle School, engages students in a one-acre organic garden and a kitchen classroom.

The Great Turning: The Shift From The Industrial Growth Society to a Life-Sustaining Civilization, by Joanna Macy.

USDA for Kids

Search Institute
The Search Institute is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide leadership, knowledge, and resources to promote healthy children, youth, and communities.   See especially the Institute’s widely recognized 40 developmental assets.

Waste Free Lunches at Home or School

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Environmental Education

Center for Environmental Education Online

Classroom Earth: The National Environmental Education & Training Foundation

Cooperative Extension Supports Youth Environmental Stewardship

EcoKids is Earth Day Canada’s Environmental Education Program for Youth

Green Teacher, Education for Planet Earth

Maine Environmental Education Association

North American Association for Environmental Education: Environmental Education on the Internet, a resource designed to support students, teachers and professionals that support K-12 environmental education


Sharing Nature Foundation by Joseph Cornell

Tanglewood 4-H Camp & Learning Center

Worldwatch Institute

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Gardening and Schools

Gardening With Kids

Kids Gardening

How to Do Things: For Teachers

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Youth Friendly

Get Outdoors its Yours

Fish and Wildlife Service Nature Explorers

US Department of the Interior Just for Kids

USDA Forest Service

Us National Park Service

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Educator/Parent Resources

National Wildlife Foundation

The Green Hour

Children and Nature Network

Hooked on Nature

Richard Louv

Project Learning Tree


No Child Left Inside

Audubon at Home

Children, Nature and You

Roots and Shoots

Alliance for Childhood

Nature Explore

World Forum on Early Care and Education

Early Childhood Connections

Richard Louv’s Blog

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