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WHO ARE WE?

The Nature Based Education Consortium (NBEC) is a Maine-based collaborative network of outdoor learning leaders and stakeholders working together on systems-level efforts to ensure that every Maine youth has access to powerful outdoor learning experiences.

If you are interested in joining the network:

 
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Learn more about the network & people involved

 

Our Initiatives

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local outdoor learning advocacy network

Building and engaging a network of local advocates passionate about outdoor learning in Maine

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stories for change

Sharing stories of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Mainers who have multifaceted relationships with the outdoors

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policy

Working toward systems change by advancing outdoor learning and climate education-focused legislation in Maine

In twenty years, Maine is known as a place where our schools and other means for educating young people are key elements in vibrant communities connected to the natural landscapes of Maine - the lands, waterways, and ocean. Maine students understand the connection between their health and the health of the natural world. They are civically engaged members of their communities, towns and regions.

FOR MAINE
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A VISION FOR MAINE

NETWORK PARTICIPANTS

Adaptive Outdoor Education Center

Bryant Pond 4H Center
Chewonki Foundation

Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust

Friends of Acadia

Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Kennebunk Climate Initiative

Lead with Nature
Maine Ag in the Classroom
Maine Audubon

Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Maine Environmental Education Association

Maine Math and Science Alliance

Maine TREE Foundation/Project Learning Tree

National Park Service

Rural Aspirations
Schoodic Institute
Tanglewood 4H Center

Teens to Trails
The Ecology School
The Nature Conservancy
University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Wassookeag Learning Community 

and others...

 

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Thanks for your interest!