Environmental Science Education – IslandWood Homepage

INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF
ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDS

Our approach to Environmental Science Education at IslandWood

ABOUT US

IslandWood is an environmental education nonprofit. We offer experiential environmental science programs throughout the Seattle region for people of all ages to deepen their understanding of the world around them and the positive impact they can have.

PROGRAMS FOR KIDS

PROGRAMS FOR EDUCATORS

PROGRAMS FOR COMMUNITY

ALMOST TWO MILLION HOURS IN NATURE

Since our founding, IslandWood has provided children with 1.82 million hours spent learning in nature. And counting!

132,000+ STUDENTS REACHED

We have reached 132,000 students with innovative environmental education programs.

AN UPDATE FROM THE GARDEN CLASSROOM

This summer we welcomed Megan Gordinier as our new Garden Manager. Learn...

Donor Spotlight: Dr. Jeannette Franks

We recently sat down with Dr. Jeannette Franks to learn more about her l...

HOW OUTDOOR EDUCATION CAN SUPPORT COMMUNITY BUILDING AND SOCIO-EMOTIONAL LEARNING

School groups typically come to programs on IslandWood’s Bainbridge Isla...

TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: SCHOOLYARD LEARNING FOR K-2 TEACHERS – COHORT A

October 8 @ 12:00 pm

October 8 @ 1:30 pm

Location: Online

 

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INFORMATION SESSION FOR EEC PROSPECTIVE GRADUATE STUDENTS

October 12 @ 4:00 pm

October 12 @ 5:00 pm

Location: Online

 

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OUR COMMITMENT TO JUSTICE, EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSIVITY (JEDI)

We understand there is an inextricable connection between educational justice, environmental justice, and racial equity. This work is not ancillary, or “outside” of IslandWood’s mission. It is central to our work in environmental education, and of inspiring healthy communities and a healthy planet.

 

Read our full commitment to equity, including our priorities and our progress on those priorities, here →

COVID-19 SAFETY & LOGISTICS

 

In accordance with state and federal guidelines, IslandWood has implemented policies to ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers, docents, graduate students, education program participants, and campus guests.

 

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