NRCA in the News


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UConn Today. 2020. UConn Program Joins Technology and Nature to Build Conservation Awareness.

Naturally@UConn. 2020. Participants from Across Connecticut Receive Virtual Experience at Natural Resources Conservation Academy.

UConn Today. 2020. Participants from Across Connecticut Receive Virtual Experience at Natural Resources Conservation Academy.

CLEAR Blog. 2020. Teen-Adult Power = BIG Collective Environmental & Community Impacts!

Naturally@UConn. 2020. Awards and achievements in CAHNR.

CLEAR Blog. 2020. Teen-Adult Teams Apply Technology Tools Toward Local Conservation.

Naturally@UConn. 2020. CAHNR in the News.

Cornell CCB Blog. 2020. Raven Exhibit Aiding STEM Education.


CT Wildlife. 2019. Community Connections Through Conservation.

Naturally@UConn. 2019. NRCA named recipient of Provost’s Award for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship in Career Recognition for Team.

North American Association for Environmental Education. 2019. Environmental and Community Impacts by Teen and Adult Partnerships.

Darien Times. 2019. You Should Care About Water Conservation.

Darienite. 2019. Commentary: Why You Should Care About Conserving Water in Darien, and What You Can Do.

CLEAR Blog. 2019. Teen-Adult Conservation Projects Contributing to Town’s Sustainable CT Efforts.


UConn Today. 2018. UConn’s Stem Pipeline.

National High School Journal of Science. 2018. Effectiveness of American Beach Grass Restoration.

Highlights of Extension. 2018. Teacher Professional Learning: Professional Development Workshop for High School Science Teachers.

CLEARscapes. 2018. Teaching & Outreach: A Successful Summer of STEM.

Great Hollow Annual Review. 2018. UConn Ambassadors.

CLEAR Webinar Series. 2018. Engaging & Mentoring the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders.


Naturally@UConn. 2017. Grant Awards Fund New Conservation Science Initiatives.

Fox 61. 2017. Camp Week: How Summer Programs Boost a Child’s Confidence and Resilience.

CLEARscapes. 2017. Teaching & Outreach: Connecting Students and Teachers to Local Conservation Through STEM.

CLEAR Blog. 2017. The Myth of the Lazy Teen.

Supporting Connecticut Communities: Progress Report of the UConn Center for Land Use Education & Research. 2017. STEM Education and Local Conservation.

CLEAR Blog. 2017. That Sound You Hear is the Hatching of Conservation Projects!

CLEAR Blog. 2017. UConn’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy Adds Two New Education Programs in 2017.

CLEAR Blog. 2017. Urban Forestry Work of UConn Natural Resources Conservation Academy Student Recognized By City of Hartford.

The Balance Sheet – Cheshire Land Trust Newsletter. 2017. CLT-UCONN Connection.


The Salisbury Association Newsletter. 2016. Experiences on the River.

Hartford Courant. 2016. National Science Foundation Awards $3M Grant to Neag School Professors, UConn Colleagues.

UConn Today. 2016. NSF Awards $3M Grant to Neag School’s Moss, Campbell, and UConn Colleagues.

National Public Radio. 2016. UConn Recruits Teens to Spark Interest in Conservation.

Sharon Land Trust Newsletter. 2016. SLT Community Partner in UConn NRCA Project.

The Lakeville Journal. 2016. Help Fight Invasives by Taking Survey.

CLEAR Blog. 2016. Natural Resources Conservation Academy Inspiring Young Conservation Ambassadors.

The Chronicle. 2016. 50 years and counting: Joshua’s Trust has long history of preservation.

The Balance Sheet – Cheshire Land Trust Newsletter. 2016. Teachable Moments.

Eversource Energy Center Blog. 2016. Over 100 High School Students Bring Conservation to Life.

UConn Office of Environmental Policy Blog. 2016. NRCA Students Help to Renovate a Campus Rain Garden.

EnergizeCT. 2016. Bridgeport Student Receives Soak up the Rain Scholarship to UConn’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy.

Westbrook Events. 2016. Osprey Award of Merit Presented to Terri Potvin.

Naturally@UConn. 2016. Support the Next Generation of Conservation Scientists!

CLEAR Blog. 2016. Fostering Young Scientists through Conservation Projects that Benefit Connecticut Environments.


Our Town Salem Connecticut. 2015. Partnering with UCONN’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy on ELHS Student’s Conservation Research Project.

Connecticut Wildlife. 2015. The Natural Resources Conservation Academy: Training Connecticut’s Next Generation of Conservation Ambassadors.

Hartford Courant. 2015. UConn’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy Students Learn through Community Projects.

Pomperaug River Coalition Watershed News. 2015. Nonnewaug Students Complete Community Conservation Projects.

The Salisbury Association Newsletter. 2015. It Takes a Partnership.

UConn Today. 2015. Young Conservationists Inspired to Tackle Community Projects.

Voices News. 2015. Students Recognized as Conservation Stars.


The Registered Citizen. 2014. Torrington High School Juniors Study Coyotes, Mountain Lions for DEEP Project.


Republican America. 2013. Student Creates a Trail that Leads to a Love of Nature.


UConn Today. 2012. Conservation Academy Creates Connections with the Environment.

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