Community Outreach & Conservation Education Conservation Partnerships
Program. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
recognizes the importance of working with partners in the
community through building relationships that will help
conserve fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats.
Our outreach program serves to link the work of the USFWS
to the community and help connect people to nature by providing
opportunities for citizens to take part in protecting our
Bringing Environmental Education to Diverse Audiences
NEW! Plant Heroes Curriculum Hub
A collection of lesson plans that relate to invasive species, plants and environmental stewardship that educators can search by age, subject, skills and learning standards to find resources that meet their needs. The Plant Heroes website also provides a lot of interactive learning activities online as well as a variety of downloadable activity books and field guides to enrich the learning experience.Check it out now!
THE POLLINATOR PARTNERSHIP
The Pollinator Partnership is the largest organization in the world dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion of pollinators and their ecosystems. For some simple things you can do to help pollinators, click here.
Connecting People with Nature. Our goal is to get people to go outdoors and experience for themselves the joys of nature. It can be found in the parks, forests, beaches, and mountains of our beautiful region, and it's as nearby as your own neighborhood and your own backyard.
Come and check out our brand new website called 'Experience Nature!' It's full of good tips and great ideas for everything outdoors. Find out where to go, what to do, and even what to wear! Check it out and then GET OUT THERE! Experience Nature!
Schoolyard Habitats and Outdoor Classrooms
The Schoolyard Habitat program helps teachers and students create wildlife habitat on school grounds. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provides and coordinates with other agencies to give technical assistance and project guidance; provides teacher training; develops written resources; and works with other in the community to incorporate habitat issues into new school construction and renovation projects. Learn more.
Connecting People with Nature Social Media Sites
Follow our blog Faces of Nature to see some what people are doing and discovering in the fascinating world of nature.
Become part of the Connecting People with Nature community on Facebook. Check in with us to learn about getting out!