From 2009 to 2013, Environment for the Americas worked with partners across the U.S. to examine ways to improve Latino visitation to natural areas and participation in science and outdoor experiences. Team Naturaleza in Washington’s Wenatchee River Valley is a result of outreach in that area. With the support from multiple agencies, including U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and other non-governmental agencies, the community works together to introduce youth and adults to the Valley’s natural resources.
Learn more about Team Naturaleza on their Facebook page.
Amigos Alados links classrooms in California and Mexico, so that as penpals the students can study and communicate about the migratory songbirds they share. Through their relationships, the children build a greater understanding of the dangers songbirds face at both ends and all along their migratory paths. The Amigos Alados project engages students in environmental education and conservation action. Visit the Amigos Alados website for more information.
Wetland Link International program is a global network of wetland education centers who support and participate in World Migratory Bird Day. The network defines a wetland education center as, ‘any wetland where there is interaction between people and wildlife and CEPA (communications, education and public awareness) activity occurs in support of wetland conservation aims’. WLI objectives include: