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2010 Virginia Environmental Education Conference

September 15 -16

James Madison's Montpelier
Orange, VA

The 2010 Environmental Education Conference and Partners meeting will be held in Central Virginia at James Madison’s Montpelier in Orange Virginia September 15 – 16, 2010. The theme for the conference is Looking Back to a Sustainable Future. Since we are “looking back to a sustainable future,” the titles of the strands represent basic root elements needed for our survival. They are: Earth, Wind, Fire, Water, and Rock. The spectacular and historic grounds at Montpelier are ideal for promoting environmental education. 

Conference details

Registration is now  open!

Cost: $25

Click here to view the tentative agenda.

Field trip/breakout session topics

  • Environmental Science Beyond High School
  • Building an Outdoor Classroom
  • Sustainability Education in a World of Seven Billion
  • Virginia Maritime Indian Heritage
  • Natural Playspaces: A Designer’s Perspective
  • Engaging High School Students
  • Managing a Species in Jeopardy: White Nose Syndrome
  • Sniff Trails: Engaging the Senses
  • Native Plants in the School Landscape
  • Taking Loving Care of our World
  • Bringing Watersheds to Life
  • Water Quality Monitoring
  • Using Recyclables to Create Habitat
  • Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood
  • Air Quality and Climate Science in Virginia
  • Environmental Literacy Planning
  • Traditional Alternatives to Pharmaceuticals 
  • Citizen Protocols for Land Stewardship
Presenters from: Blue Wing Environmental, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Culpeper SWCD, Watermen’s Museum, Population Connection, VA DCR, VA DEQ, State Arboretum of VA, Fairfax and Orange County Public Schools, Shenandoah National Park, Montpelier, VA Dept of Historic Resources, Clean Virginia Waterways, VA Cooperative Extension, Mad Maggie Farm, and others.






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