NRPA and CDC Joint Statement on Enjoying Parks and Green Space. More than 1,000 groups nationwide support safe use of parks during COVID-19 outbreak.
Parks. National Park Service (NPS), Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), county, and city parks have modified operations on a park-by-park basis according to the latest guidance from CDC and state and local public health authorities, closing most facilities and cancelling events, leaving some outdoor spaces remain accessible to the public. As park operations change frequently, please check with individual parks regarding changes to park operations before visiting.
EPA’s #EarthDayEveryDay Celebration. Explore the history of Earth Day, project resources and ideas for teachers/students, and tips for reducing your environmental footprint every day!
Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston. IENH brings together people of different faiths in to claim the common call of environmental stewardship. Join the group, follow IENoH Facebook
Page, or participate in upcoming Opportunities to Enjoy, Learn About and Care For Nature.
The Nature Conservancy – Youth Engagement Nature Lab. Curriculum and virtual field trips aligned to TNC’s research, designed specifically for a young audience and classrooms.
North American Association for Environmental Education. Resources list designed to keep learners of all ages interested and engaged during the crisis, from hands-on activities and lesson plans to websites, virtual tours, and more.
Kids for Saving Earth. Founded by an 11-year-old, former West University student, Clinton Hill, whose biggest dream was for a clean and healthy Earth. KSE provides incredible resources for student and teachers to take action to protect our Earth.
Learn about earth sciences—Explore nature in national parks.
Urban Harvest – Grow Resilience. Tips and tools to start a home garden / encourage your students to start a home garden, support local farmers, and purchase fresh foods from farmers markets via current social distancing standards.
EcoRise Learning Resources. STEM and sustainability lessons to engage PreK–12th grade students at home, on- and off-screen.
Texas Wildlife Association – Youth On-Demand Webinars. Interactive, TEKS-aligned webinars, available anytime, for kids and families to learn about habitats and wildlife, fostering a connection to the land, and facilitating natural resource literacy (follow-along worksheets included!)
Captain Planet Foundation. CPF's recommended resources for learning at home! Filter by grade band, topic, and type of activity.
CELF Environmental Literacy. Online learning Sustainability workshops on the Zoom platform for Teachers, Non-Formal Educators and Parents.
Virtual Field Trips/Experiences