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  • Producer/Host: Ron Beard, University of Maine Cooperative Extension
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Environmental Education in Maine

    -What exactly is “environmental education”? What are some forms environmental education can take?
    -There’s a wealth of scientific research surrounding the benefits of environmental education to students. Can you describe some of those positive impacts?
    -Do you see an increasing need for environmental education?
    -What are some of the lessons from environmental education through the experiences of Maine Outdoor School, Island Institute and University of Maine Cooperative Extension
    -What are some ideas for how parents and teachers can incorporate environmental education into their own teaching practice?

    Guests:
    Hazel Stark and Joe Horn, Maine Outdoor School, Milbridge
    Eliza Oldach, Bar Harbor
    Yvonne Thomas, education director of the Island Institute
    Ryder Scott Statewide Director, University of Maine 4-H Centers
    Blueberry Cove ~ Bryant Pond ~ Tanglewood

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