News & Media
Recalling the Past to Shape the Future is an oral history project created by Margaret Sanders, a former NRCA Difference Maker Mentor, that highlights the work, perspectives, and experiences of diverse Connecticut environmental advocates and activists.
- [UConn Today] Recalling the Past to Shape the Future: A Podcast on Environmental InjusticeRacial injustice. Health disparities. The environment. These problems of modern society appear regularly in the news and in conversation.
- [UConn Today] Reflecting on the Impact of Conservation Training PartnershipsEstablished in 2017, Conservation Training Partnerships brought teens and adult volunteers together for an experiential learning experience.
- [NAAEE Blog] Facilitating Teen and Adult Community Environmental Action Projects via Near-Peer MentorsAs a young environmental student, long before I was a CEE-Change Fellow, I enjoyed and valued the mentors who supported my growth.
- [UConn Today] UConn Program Shows the Difference a Mentor Can MakeConnecting UConn students with high school students to foster skills ranging from forestry to overcoming imposter syndrome.
- [UConn Today] Teens and Adults Working Together to Help Conservation Efforts in Connecticut CommunitiesA unique program is giving intergenerational teams the opportunity to have an impact on their communities through environmental action
- [UConn Today] UConn Program Joins Technology and Nature to Build Conservation AwarenessArea residents are creating ‘story maps’ of conservation land in Eastern Connecticut as part of UConn’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy.
- [UConn Today] Participants from across Connecticut receive virtual experience at Natural Resources Conservation AcademyEach summer since 2012, the Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) has hosted students and adults from across the state to learn about…
- [Cornell CCB Blog] Raven Exhibit Aiding STEM EducationWhile the name might suggest that a Raven Exhibit is a place to visit in a zoo where one would see a bird called the Common Raven…
- [CT Wildlife Mag] Community Connections Through ConservationThe Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) is a unique program that engages Connecticut teens and adult volunteers throughout the state with conservation efforts at the community level.
UConn NRCA's Conservation Ambassador Program
NRCA Community Project with Kent Land Trust: Creating a Beautiful Field Guide of Kent Biodiversity
Socially-Distanced Community Conservation Partnerships
Designing for Intergenerational Community Conservation