At the beginning of the year, I made a resolution to read more books. However, I didn’t want to read just any type of book. I wanted those books to help me in my career. As the Education Manager at Climate Generation, I get to help students and teachers understand the science, impacts, and solutions to climate change.

By: Brigid Murphy, Guest Blogger  When preparing for the holidays, many people, including myself, are thinking about charitable giving. My question is: which organization has the most impact with your money? With so many environmental organizations to donate to it’s really hard to choose! It’s also hard to know where your money is going. Does it just get absorbed …

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This year, MAEE was proud to recognize four people who have impacted the Environmental Education field in positive ways. We celebrated these awardees with a Social at Eastman Nature Center on Sunday afternoon, November 5th. The Awards Social allowed time for the recipients of the awards to celebrate with their families and friends as well as to share their thoughts on the work they and others have done for Environmental Education in Minnesota.

It was an idyllic autumn day when fellow MAEE board member, River Ostrow, and I set off from St. Paul, MN to the regional Midwest Environmental Education Conference in St. Charles, IL. Hosted by the Environmental Education Association of Illinois (, this year’s conference theme was “Live in the Now, Focus on the Future”. We saw that theme in action through workshops, education sessions, field trips, and featured speakers.