Arboretum News (Earth Partnership for Schools)

Earth Partnership receives NSF grant


The Arboretum’s Earth Partnership for Schools is delighted to announce that we have received a National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM grant for the Indigenous Arts and Sciences (IAS) program. The grant will allow us to foster community-wide partnerships that build the capacity of informal and formal K–20 STEM educators to ... Read more »

  • Generous funding makes way for three new graduate assistantships

    TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014

    Earth Partnership is delighted to have three graduate assistants beginning new positions for the 2014–2015 academic year. Claire Shaller will be changing roles from Earth Partnership ... Read more »

  • Earth Partnership Presents at Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference

    TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014

    Earth Partnership was honored to be a presenter at the eighth annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference, held on April 22nd at the Monona Terrace ... Read more »

  • Latino Earth Partnership Travels to Nicaragua!

    TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014

    Latino Earth Partnership (Colaboración Ambiental) is now in Nicaragua! This spring, Rick Hall and Maria Moreno of Earth Partnership traveled down to the Central American ... Read more »

  • Summer 2013 Institute Highlights!


    Have you seen these stories and photos from our latest round of EPS Summer Institutes? Read more »

  • Indigenous Arts and Sciences Presents at SER 2013 World Conference

    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2013

    Indigenous Arts and Sciences Earth Partnership was recently given the opportunity to hold a symposium at the Society for Ecological Restoration 2013 World Conference on ... Read more »

  • Earth Partnership Shares in First-Ever University and Community Partnership Award


    Earth Partnership for Schools (EPS), Georgia Gómez-Ibánez and the Cambridge School District receive Chancellor Ward’s University and Community Partnership award! This first-ever award is given ... Read more »

  • New grant allows for expansion of Latino Earth Partnership program


    Earth Partnership for schools has secured a two-year Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment to fund its newest multicultural outreach program Read more »

  • High School Students Explore Ecological Restoration through Latino EPS-Sponsored Arboretum Visit


    LEP hosted 17 members of Centro Hispano’s Escalera Program at the arboretum on July 1, 2013. Read more »

  • Latino Earth Partnership Celebrates Succesful Summer 2013 Internships


    Latino EPS provides a review of its high school and college student internships this past summer. Read more »

  • Earth Partnership for Schools is a Natural Fit with Next Generation Science Standards


    How our longstanding schoolyard restoration program fulfills principles of new nationwide standards. Read more »

  • 1st Indigenous Arts and Sciences Water Stewardship Institute-Ashland in 2012


    Community dialogues in the Ashland, Red Cliff and Bad River communities on Lake Superior called for more community involvement. As a result, a 5-day experiential, ... Read more »

  • Indigenous Arts and Sciences Earth Partnership

    TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012

    For a relevant and enriching education, Native American children and all Wisconsin young people need to understand the contributions of Indigenous Arts and Sciences (IAS) ... Read more »

  • From the Great Lakes to the Rivers, the Northwoods to Milwaukee, Woodlands to Watersheds, Youth Leadership to Indigenous Arts and Sciences

    SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2012

    2011 was another year of firsts for Earth Partnership for Schools (EPS), and the RESTORE (Restoration Education, Science Training and Outreach for Regional Educators) program. ... Read more »

  • 54 teachers from 13 schools link Schoolyards to School Forests


    Funded by the Wisconsin Environmental Education Board (WEEB), UW-Madison Arboretum collaborated with UW–Stevens Point LEAF, USDA Forest Service Urban Connections, and the School Districts of ... Read more »

  • Learning from the Land: High School Student Leadership Institute held July 11-15, 2011

    MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011

    In July 2011, funded by the Wisconsin Environmental Education Board (WEEB), 40 high school students from school districts with school forests including Madison, Monona, Middleton, ... Read more »

  • Learning from the Land: Leopold’s Legacy in Action

    THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011

    In a new summer youth leadership experience at the Arboretum, students will develop skills to restore, preserve, and protect local ecosystems. Through hands-on activities, field ... Read more »

  • Milwaukee EPS Mural Project with Urban Ecology Center and Forest Service Urban Connections

    WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011

    On May 9, 2011, 8:30am through 2:30pm four Milwaukee Public Schools—Fernwood Montessori School, Maryland Avenue School, Hamlin Garland School and Downtown Montessori School—created a composite ... Read more »

  • Great Lakes Earth Partnership Extends Schoolyards to the Lakes

    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2010

    A new regional EPS initiative has begun in the Lake Superior, Green Bay and Milwaukee River basins, funded by Wisconsin Sea Grant. A diverse ... Read more »