conservation education

Let’s Go Outside! The Benefits of Learning in the Outdoors

Learn how you can harness kids natural enthusiasm for being outdoors with engaging, hands-on lessons based in your local habitat.

The Importance of Aligning Your Projects with Learning Standards

Find out why learning standards are so important and how you can ensure your conservation education activities align with these standards.

Hands-On Means Minds-On

At WHC, our model encourages the use of hands-on, minds-on learning whenever possible. This kind of active learning helps you engage more deeply with the information or skill at hand.

Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. Hosts Annual Symposium for Environment and Education

For 21 years, Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. has sponsored an annual Symposium for Environment and Education, challenging middle school students in partner communities to identify an environmental issue and work towards a solution. The symposium fosters teamwork and helps teachers to incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concepts. It also aligns with the company’s business […]

The Three R’s: Reduce

Last week I provided you with a brief overview of the “three R’s” of sustainability: reduce, reuse, and recycle. Today I’m going to talk about the first “R”: Reduce. When we talk about “reducing,” we generally talk about decreasing resource use at the source. Planting native species is one of the most impactful ways to […]