Happy Winter Break!

All of our finals are in and graded and we are all enjoying time away from classes. I asked some of the members of Cohort 6 what their plans were for the break, and here are the responses: Ellen: I will be going home to visit family and friends in Maryland! I’m looking forward to seeing…

Members of Cohort 6 (and some of their families) celebrated Thanksgiving together this year!

What are we thankful for?

Even though it is now after Thanksgiving, Cohort 6 thought that we should share what we are thankful for. With only one week left in the fall term, we are feeling the pressure of being a graduate student.  Between planning for Fall in the Field, studying for final exams, and finishing up those last projects.  We…

Cohort 6 learning about Hobart Bluff from their elders in Cohort 5.

What is Environmental Education?

The Siskiyou Environmental Education Center focuses on providing environmental education to southwestern Oregon and beyond. But what does environmental education actually entail? It is a huge discipline and there exists many interpretations about what is meant by “environmental education.” What is your definition of environmental education? Is it science?  Is it experiential?  Is it in…

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You Can’t Teach Away the Problem!

One of the major benefits of higher education is that you get exposed to new perspectives you would never cross paths with otherwise. Certainly, that is the case for me. Why else would I, as a graduate student in environmental education, decide to write an article dismissing education as the sole solution to environmental problems?…