Region 11: Los Angeles

Serving Los Angeles County

Welcome to CREEC Region 11!

Look to this page for upcoming news. Please note, we now have a directory of resources and an online calendar!

Local Funding Opportunities, Grants and Contests

Green Ambassadors Institute 2016-71: ‘Research In Action’
Sat, May 6, 2017
Environmental Charter Schools invites educators and community leaders to the Green Ambassadors Institute, a professional development series on incorporating real-world environmental sustainability issues in your curriculum. Using Los Angeles as a learning lab, connect to research being conducted by LA’s leading environmental organizations, get localized content knowledge you can use in any K-12 subject and leave with tools to help your students drive relevant solutions of their own. Participants are eligible for $300 minigrants to implement an environmental service learning project with students. Sub costs reimbursed for classroom teachers. Register now:

Earth Day Campaign Contest
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Energize Schools is hosting a state-wide Earth Day Campaign Contest. The high school with the best Earth Day Campaign will win a prize valued at over $1,000. Learn more about the Contest and how you can participate here.

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Region 11 Highlights

Register Today for NEEF's National Environmental Education Week!

Sunday, April 23, 2017 through Saturday, April 29, 2017.
When you register you’ll receive:
Resources for educators, such as toolkits and activity guides to make environmental learning come alive;
Resources for everyone, including EE activities to do with children and year-round inspiration for your every day;
Bright spots in the field of EE, including stories from the field with tips and ideas you can use; and
Advance notice of special events and activities during EE Week.

Kidspace - 21st Annual Grand Butterfly Release

Saturday & Sunday, April 22 & 23, 10:00am-5:00pm:
Celebrate spring and Earth Day with the release of over 700 butterflies into the wild! Each day at 2:00pm, Kidspace will release these amazing winged creatures from the Stone Hollow Amphitheater. Guests are welcome to bring their own adopted butterflies to release. Take part in all of the activities throughout the weekend! Visit “Butterfly World” to imagine you are a butterfly, paint en Plein Air with live butterfly inspiration, make Butterfly Puddlers and Butterfly Feeders to help support the life cycle of the butterfly. Special performance by the children’s music group Just Kidding at 1:30pm both days.

MARCH for SCIENCE with Heal the Bay

Sat, April 22, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
H2O is life. The rest is just science.
For over 30 years Heal the Bay has used empirical science to protect the health of our Bay. Now science is under attack.
The White House recently proposed debilitating budget and workforce cuts for science-based environmental and public health programs starting this October. Let’s stand for science to protect our clean and thriving oceans and waterways. Put on your Heal the Bay shirt and join us at the March for Science.

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