NRCA’s Conservation Training Partnerships is funded by a grant (AISL-1612650) from the National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning program. STEM is short for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, and STEM education is seen by the U.S. Department of Education and many others as critical to maintaining and enhancing America’s global leadership and economic health.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1612650. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
Additional CTP Contributors Include:
The Connecticut Land Conservation Council advocates for land conservation, stewardship and funding, and works to ensure the long term strength and viability of the land conservation community (from the CLCC website).
CACIWC’s mission is to promote the statutory responsibilities of Connecticut Conservation Commissions and Inland Wetland Commissions and to foster environmental quality through education and through the conservation and protection of wetlands and other natural resources (from the CACIWC website).
Neag of School researchers are studying the importance of intergenerational learning in informal STEM learning.
A distinguished advisory board committee comprised of a mix of experts on environmental science, natural resource management, local conservation, and secondary school education:
All our local partners participating in the program and managing the local projects (see map).