Education Projects

To find information about Earth Island sponsored projects, please use the focus area buttons or the alphabetical list below.

Our projects’ approaches to connecting people to nature are innovative and diverse, resulting in thousands of students with hands-on exposure to the natural world, better equipped educators, school gardens, and animal welfare advocates of all ages.

1000Fountains

1000 Fountains is focused on eliminating the demand for single-use plastic water bottles by building a network of 1000 drinking fountains throughout Sa...

ALERT-ALocallyEmpoweredResponseTeam

ALERT connects oil and public health, making healthy people and healthy communities part of our energy future. We give people the skills and training t...

AllOneOcean

All One Ocean’s mission is to educate our communities about the dangers of marine debris. We believe the solution to ocean pollution starts with educ...

ArmenianEnvironmentalNetwork

Armenian Environmental Network (AEN) was founded in 2007 as a response to the lack of information about environmental issues in Armenia. AEN has a dual...

BaikalWatch

Baikal Watch engages local and international communities to protect vital ecosystems in the Baikal watershed and the surrounding Siberian wilderness. ...

BayAreaWildernessTraining

Bay Area Wilderness Training (BAWT) exists as a vital, comprehensive and ongoing source of support to agencies that lead youth wilderness trips. We bel...

CaliforniaInstituteforCommunity,ArtandNature

The California Institute for Community, Art, & Nature (California ICAN) is an oasis for the human spirit, a sanctuary for ancient wisdom, a greenhouse ...

CaliforniaUrbanStreamsPartnership

The California Urban Streams Partnership is an organization of local, regional and statewide groups in California which advocate for the protection, re...

ChildreninNatureCollaborative

The Children in Nature Collaborative is part of a global movement to increase equitable access to nature so that children can thrive.​ CINC develops ...

ConservationKids

Conservation Kids connects the next generation of young adults with the environment through the use of photography. ...

Eco-VillageFarmLearningCenter

EcoVillage is an “Oasis of Connectivity,” promoting sustainable urban agriculture, environmental education, economic and social justice, youth lead...

EFCWest

EFC West is a member of the Environmental Finance Center Network. The EFCN consists of ten Environmental Finance Centers (EFCs) serving states and terr...

EthicalTraveler

Ethical Traveler is dedicated to educating travelers about the social and environmental impact of their decisions, showing how travel can be a potent f...

JohnMuirProject

JMP seeks to protect native wildlife, biodiversity and natural processes on public forests, and to foster better management of our public lands through...

JohnMuirTrailFoundation

John Muir Trail Foundation works to restore and conserve the historic John Muir Trail (est. 1915) and its network of access trails and resupply sites, ...

JuniorWildlifeRanger

A hub for Ranger programs around the country, Junior Wildlife Ranger (formerly National Junior Refuge Rangers) propels childhood curiosity into lasting...

KIDSfortheBAY

KIDS for the BAY provides a vital environmental education service to school communities. We use the local environment as a living laboratory to turn sc...

MississippiFarmtoSchoolNetwork

The Mississippi Farm to School Network works to connect farmers with schools in order to bring Mississippi products to school cafeterias. We seek to st...

NatureintheCity

Our mission is to inspire San Francisco to discover local nature. Skyscrapers, coyotes, and sand dunes. Rapidly urbanizing San Francisco is a biodivers...

NumiFoundation

Numi Foundation’s mission is to nurture and empower thriving communities: we envision a world where all basic human needs are met and people have the...

PlasticPollutionCoalition

Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of individuals, businesses and organizations working together to end plastic pollution and its toxic i...

PublicLandsMedia

Our mission is to provide greater ecological understanding, accuracy, and context by the media for environmental issues. To achieve these goals, we wil...

RaptorsAreTheSolution

Raptors Are The Solution (“RATS”) educates people about the ecological role of raptors and the enormous danger to raptors and all wildlife, as well...

RichmondTrees

The mission of Richmond Trees is to promote and grow the City of Richmond’s urban forest and green infrastructure through community planting, tree ca...

SacredLandFilmProject

Sacred Land Film Project is a community dedicated to protecting the Earth’s sacred places through media, education and action. ...

UltimateCivics

Our mission is to work towards a government of, for, and by the people: We inspire, empower, and engage youth (and adults) in activating democracy and ...

WestCountyDIGS

We support school gardens in West Contra Costa County by providing resources, advocacy, and partnerships. We build out community’s resilience by cult...

WildHope

Wild Hope magazine publishes stories and images that raise awareness of the need to preserve Earth’s biodiversity and inspire readers to get involved...