Press Releases

IslandWood Appoints Jennifer Kim as Vice President of Philanthropy PDF icon Jennifer Kim - IslandWood Announcement.pdf Jennifer Kim has been named Vice President of Philanthropy for IslandWood. She officially joined IslandWood on November 26 following a national... Read More
IslandWood and Seattle Foundation Announce the 2018 Recipients of the Patsy Collins Award for Excellence in Education, Environment, and Community PDF icon 2018 Patsy Collins Award Announcement Teachers Laura Tyler of South Shore PreK-8 in Seattle, Jennie Warmouth of Spruce Elementary School in Lynnwood, and Elizabeth Wing of Carnation... Read More
Q&A PDF icon Q&A UEE Announcement.pdf About the Decision to End the Partnership between IslandWood and Antioch University Seattle for the Co-Delivery of the Urban Environmental Education... Read More
IslandWood Selects Dr. Déana Scipio (’08) as Director of its Graduate Program in Education for Environment and Community PDF icon Deana Scipio Announcement FINAL.pdf IslandWood announced today the appointment of Déana Scipio, Ph.D., as Director of its on-campus Graduate Program in Education for Environment and... Read More
IslandWood Selects Megan Karch as its New Chief Executive Officer PDF icon IslandWood CEO Annoucement Press Release.pdf BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA (January 22, 2018) – IslandWood, a nationally-recognized environmental education organization, announced today that its Board... Read More
Nature Passport App Uses Screens to Get Kids Off Screens PDF icon Nature Passport App Press Release IslandWood and Nature Play Western Australia launched the Nature Passport app –a new tool in the global movement to reconnect children with nature.
Fresh Tracks Selection PDF icon Fresh Tracks Selection Press Release Young Adults from Los Angeles/Compton, California and Alaska Native Communities Selected for Unique Leadership Program Inspired by President Obama
Fresh Tracks PDF icon Fresh Tracks Launch Press Release Community Event In Compton Celebrated Launch of New Leadership Program for Compton and Alaska Youth
Darrington at IslandWood's School Overnight Program PDF icon IslandWood Press Release_Darrington.pdf
IslandWood y el Estado de Washington se unen para ofrecer una oportunidad educativa de verano para hijos de trabajadores migrantes PDF icon Voices from the Field 2015 Spanish.pdf IslandWood está listo para recibir aproximadamente 85 hijos de trabajadores migrantes y temporales en el estado de Washington para una semana de... Read More
IslandWood and Washington State’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction team up to offer summer educational opportunity for children of migrant workers PDF icon IslandWood Press Release_Voices from the Field 2015 Web.pdf IslandWood is set to welcome approximately 85 children of migrant and seasonal workers from across Washington State for a powerful week-long science... Read More
Groundbreaking Outdoor Recreation and Education Legislation Passes State Senate with Broad Bi-Partisan Support PDF icon IslandWood Press Release_NCLI.pdf The Washington State Senate on Wednesday passed the No Child Left Inside bill 5843 by a vote of 38-9. The bill, co-sponsored by Sen. Kevin Ranker (D-... Read More
2014 Military Families and Veterans Action Summit Press Release PDF icon 2014 Military Families and Veterans Action Summit Press Release IslandWood will host an Action Summit convened by Senator Patty Murray and Representative Derek Kilmer aimed at improving services for Washington... Read More
IslandWood y la Oficina del Estado de Washington del Superintendente de Instrucción Pública se unen para proporcionar un programa científico basado en la naturaleza de una semana para niños de trabajadores de campo. PDF icon Voices from the Field Press Release_ Esp.pdf
IslandWood and Washington State’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction team up to provide a week-long, nature-based science program for middle-school children of farmworkers. PDF icon IslandWood Press Release_Voices from the Field 2014 (1).pdf
IslandWood receives $600,000 grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to train educators to reshape the way young people in urban communities learn about the environment. PDF icon AllenGrant Press Release.pdf
Local and national leaders, including representatives from the White House and Joint Chiefs of Staff, will gather at IslandWood July 24th- 26th to create a replicable action plan for Washington State military families and veterans. PDF icon Action Summit Press Release.pdf