This month we feature a member and environmental educator from central Kentucky who has a passion for making EE accessible for all. Christine Smith has been the Executive Director of Seedleaf since 2019, and prior to this position she was in charge of their amazing array of programming. Under her leadership, Seedleaf supports local schools and neighborhoods to make food research, gardening, and environmental science available for all ages and backgrounds. Read on to get to kn
Calling all EE funders! You are invited to an upcoming funders’ briefing hosted by the Blue Sky Funders Forum, the Pisces Foundation, and the Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance on September 26, 2022 from 3-5 pm ET. At this virtual convening, you’ll learn about the findings from a landscape analysis of environmental education in the southeast, the gaps in programs and services identified, the latest in the field, and how you can use the data. The southeast region re
I am writing to give you an update on the KAEE Conference. Due to the devastating flooding, Jenny Wiley State Resort Park is now housing flood victims for the foreseeable future. We are so grateful that this option is available to house the many families who are now without homes.
So, we’re going to pivot, and we have a new plan for conference this year. We have found a new venue, and the conference will now be held at the Historic Boone Tavern and Berea C
Valuing Community Connections to Nature in Eastern Kentucky This month we feature a brand new member and environmental educator from the eastern part of our state, David Logsdon. David is a volunteer environmental educator and naturalist with Pathfinders of Perry County, a nonprofit that believes that all people in our community deserve to comfortably access, learn from, enjoy, and benefit from a robust outdoor recreation system. Check out the Pathfinders of Perry County webs
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with The Outdoor Learning Store to open in Kentucky! The Outdoor Learning Store is a charitable nonprofit online store that provides resources and equipment for educators and learners. 100% of proceeds go back to nonprofit outdoor learning initiatives, including KAEE. In addition to resources and equipment, they also offer free workshops and podcasts with some of the top names and organizations in outdoor learning. They can ac