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By Christy Gabbard for Network Weaver, July 26, 2021

Environmental education is a powerful way to teach PK-12 students and change behaviors that impact our environment. It has been shown to positively influence students’ academic success, confidence, critical thinking, and civic responsibility, preparing them for this century’s challenges and opportunities. In support of a vision where all students graduate environmentally literate, Local Concepts conducted an assessment for the Chesapeake Bay Program Education Workgroup to determine the best way to strengthen the environmental literacy ecosystem of educators in the multi-state region of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.