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American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD)

American Alpine Club
National organization in the U.S. devoted to mountaineering and climbing, emphasizing adventure, scientific research and education.

American Camping Association (ACA)
A community of camp professionals dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults through the camp experience. Includes database of accredited camps throughout the U.S.

American Canoe Association
A canoeing, kayaking and rafting organization to promote paddle sports and river conservation. ACA provides paddler resources, instructor certification and education.

American Hiking Society
Volunteer opportunities, seasonal work, and internships

American Hiking Society Events & Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer opportunities, seasonal work, and internships

American Rivers
Since 1973, American Rivers has been dedicated to protecting and restoring healthy, natural rivers and the variety of life they sustain for people, fish and wildlife. A nonprofit membership organization, we lead the nationwide river movement.

The American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA)
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation.

The American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA) Job Listings
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation.

AmphibiaWeb provides access on amphibian declines, conservation, natural history, and taxonomy.  http://amphibiaweb.org/

Ask a Biologist
Arizona State University's College of Life Sciences "Ask A Biologist" is a resource for teachers in grades K-12. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES)
The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) is a non-profit environmental education center. It has significant direct involvement in natural science education of elementary and secondary school students. ACES is known for its Naturalist Field School and conducts an intensive naturalist internship program.

Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (AEOE) California Job List
Provides listing of jobs at residential outdoor schools and other environmental education programs in California.

Association for Experiential Education (AEE)
3775 Iris Avenue, Suite 4
Boulder, Colorado 80301-2043 USA
toll free: 1-866-522-8337
ph: +1 303-440-8844
fax: +1 303-440-9581

Association for Experiential Education (AEE) Jobs Clearing House
3775 Iris Avenue, Suite 4
Boulder, Colorado 80301-2043 USA
toll free: 1-866-522-8337
ph: +1 303-440-8844
fax: +1 303-440-9581

Association of Nature Center Administrators

The state centers and chapters focus on sustaining bird populations.
Audubon Job Opportunities
Offers jobs and internships throughout the U.S.

Audubon Center of the Northwoods
The Audubon Center is a RESIDENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER in east-central MN. Also serves as a field campus for many teacher training opportunities through Hamline University's Center for Global Environmental Education and offer graduate courses tailored to educators seeking either a Certificate or Master's Degree in Environmental Education.

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Bat Conservation International
Bat Conservation International (BCI), based in Austin, Texas, is devoted to conservation, education, and research initiatives involving bats and the ecosystems they serve.

The job resource for biology professionals

Botany Society of America
Includes information about education requirements, description of careers, and other useful job-related information.

Boulder Lake Management Area (and ELC)
The Boulder Lake Management Area (BLMA) is a "window" for various audiences to view full-scale, integrated natural resource management occurring in the BLMA using such things as interpretive trails, public programs and formal environmental education activities.

Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA)
Provides information on where to stay, outfitters, and activities in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

BUBL Information Service
A catalogue of selected internet resources covering all academic subject areas including biology, environmental education, natural history, etc. http://bubl.ac.uk/index.html



Care2 Job Finder
Provides eco-job news, eco-job links and eco-job articles

Centre for Environmental Education (CEE) site geared toward young students to explore various environmental issues and topics, educational activities and games about many aspects of the environment.

Center for Environmental Education (CEED)
Provides environmental education training, experience, and research for pre-service, in-service, and graduate level through the University of MN-Duluth.

Classroom Earth
The National Environmental Education & Training Foundation (NEETF) provides information on the environmental education programs for K-12 classrooms as well as links to government programs and internet resources. http://www.classroomearth.org/

Colorado Jobs
Lists summer and winter jobs in Colorado, mostly in camps, ski resorts, ranches and parks.

Conservation Education
 Curricular resources developed by the USDA Forest Service on conservation education. http://fs.usda.gov/conservationeducation

CSB/SJU Career Resource Center – Environmental Internships/Jobs
Environmental internship jobs listed by the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University in Minnesota.

Cyber-Sierra’s Natural Resource Job Search
Likely sources for posted job vacancies are listed by environmental discipline: environmental, international, water resources, government, etc.

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Provides job seekers with the largest selection of jobs postings at the country's leading Nonprofit job board. The site is a job posting and resume-bank for nonprofit employers. Environmental organizations posting their vacancy on DeepSweep will reach thousands of seasoned nonprofit executives-and their support staff.

Learn about history, geology, biology, water quality, recreation, human impacts, and management of 42 streams in Duluth, MN.

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eco.org : The Environmental Careers Center
Offers listing of paid internships in the environmental sector. Organizes the yearly National Environmental Career Conference each October. See Reference Works for info about career guide book.

Environmental jobs in government, companies, law firms, and non-profits. There are also link for salary surveys, resume resources and other career resources.

Educator's Reference Desk
This resource provides access to lesson plans, online education information as well as a question archives for educators. http://www.eduref.org/

The EE-Link: Environmental Education on the Internet
This website has information you can use as an educator, a community leader, a business executive or public official to explain the reliable results from environmental education to friends and skeptics alike.

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse of Lesson & Activities
Find lessons and activities for math and science topics. http://www.goenc.com/

The Electronic Naturalist
The Electronic Naturalist is a new on-line education program providing a weekly environmental education unit. Each unit has artwork, text, activities, additional web sites, plus online access to a professional naturalist.

The center for environmental citizenship. http://www.envirocitizen.org/enet/jobs/

EnvironEducation.com : The Environmental Education Directory
Internships, inside views of the environmental job market, and job search. Plus resources to refine your search, resume, cover letter, and interviewing skills.

Environmental Association for Great Lakes Education (EAGLE)
394 Lake Ave. S. Suite #222
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 726-1828
Fax: (218) 726-1828
To provide education and promote community involvement focused on restoring and protecting the Great Lakes ecosystem.

Environmental Career.com
EnvironmentalCareer.com was the first environmental job board on the web - launched on Earth Day 1995. ECC also publishes the National Environmental Employment Report and conducts the annual Environmental Career Conference series for colleges nationwide.

Environmental Career Opportunities (ECO)
Lists environmental jobs in a wide variety of fields including outdoor & environmental jobs, higher education, environmental advocacy, international jobs as well as environmental degree programs and internships.

Environmental Concern, Inc
EC’s facility is located in St. Michaels, MD, on a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. For over 30 years, our many departments have worked together with one common goal: to promote the public understanding the stewardship of wetlands through experiential learning, native species horticulture, and restoration and creation initiatives.

Environmental Education Association of Washington
Employment and Internship Listings in the great state of Washington.

Environmental Expert.com
Environmental Business Information Center – an overview of national/international job positions in the environmental sector, searchable in many ways.

Environmental Literacy Council
An independent, non-profit organization, the Council gives teachers the tools to help students develop environmental literacy: a fundamental understanding of the systems of the world, both living and non-living, along with the analytical skills needed to weigh scientific evidence and policy choices.

Great site for environmental information, news, discussions, research, programs, grants, jobs/careers, and more!

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
World’s premier database of journal and non-journal education literature.

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Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association
A non-profit organization committed to protecting Sanctuary wildlife and habitats.
The Presidio, P.O. Box 29386, San Francisco, CA 94129 Fax: (415) 561-6616

Provides communications tools, technical support, networking and information resources to organizations nationwide that are working to rebuild local, community-based food systems.

The Food Project
The Food Project is a launching pad for new ideas about youth and adults partnering to create social change through sustainable agriculture.

Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth is the U.S. voice of an influential, international network of grassroots groups in 70 countries.

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Gale Woods Farm
Located in Minnesota. The farm provides opportunities for visitors of all ages to enjoy experiences that enhance their understanding of agriculture, food production and land stewardship. Seasonal farm activities are the basis for public programs and scheduled group visits.

Global Exchange

Great Lakes Aquarium
The Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth, Minnesota specializes on freshwater education and the Lake Superior ecosystem.

Great Lakes Directory
The Great Lakes Directory is a comprehensive online resource highlighting environmental issues around the Great Lakes basin. The Directory contains daily environmental articles, a network of over 1,000 environmental groups, funding resources, free environmental software, nonprofit management resources, and a massive library of online Great Lakes environmental information.

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont
A residential environmental education center located deep in the heart of the largest mountain wilderness in the east. Our program is dedicated to creating "environmentally literate" students who want to help preserve and protect places like the Smokies for the future.

Green Dream Jobs
Provides access to environmental jobs and jobs from environmentally responsible employers.

Green Mountain Club
Paid seasonal positions and internship opportunities in the Green Mountains of Vermont.

GreenBiz.com Jobs
Jobs Section list many environmental related job opportunities.

Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses non-violent direct action and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

Educational internship opportunities for sustainability - including organic farm apprenticeships, permaculture course, renewable energy work and more.

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Hartley Nature Center
3001 Woodland Ave
Duluth, MN 55803
Has a great newsletter - lots of activities for children, adults and families! Currently has a 50% match for all donations for operating expenses.

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory
"The mission of the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory is to protects birds of prey and other migratory birds in the Western Lake Superior Region through research, education, and stewardship. Located in Duluth, MN, it provides information on raptors.

High 5 Adventure Learning Center
High 5 Adventure Learning Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals, schools and communities use experiential education as an effective tool for improving the way they live, learn and work together.

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Idealist.org : Action without Borders
Search nationally or internationally for jobs and internships in the Non-profit sector. Idealist also offers a daily email update of job and internship postings.

Inland Seas Education Association
Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a floating classroom where people of all ages can gain first-hand training and experience in the Great Lakes ecosystem.

DevNetJobs.org : International Development and Environment Jobs
Job recruiters can post jobs and job seekers can see jobs available.

International Wolf Center
Teaches about wolves and their relationship with the land and people. Employment and internship information is provided. Application Procedure: Application materials may be downloaded from our web site at www.wolf.org. You can also request application materials by writing Internships, International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN 55731-8129 or by calling (218) 365-4695, ext. 25.

Islandwood Environmental Learning Center
Offers 10-month graduate residency in education, environment, and community, developed in partnership with the University of Washington, draws on the best practices of experiential, environmental, and multi-cultural education, using natural and cultural environments as a context for learning.

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The Job Seeker
Offers catalog of job opportunities in natural resources and environmental fields by subscription. Two issues monthly, available in e-mail or paper form. 3 months/$19.50; 6 months/$36; 1 year/ $60.



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Lake Superior Zoo
7210 Fremont St, Duluth, MN 55807

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Minnesota Association for Environmental Education (MAEE)
Supports the environmental education educators within Minnesota.

Minnesota Conservation Volunteer Young Naturalists
Articles from "Minnesota Conservation Volunteer" which help students learn about natural history topics (teacher guides are provided many of the articles). http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/young_naturalists/curiosities/index.html

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Job Site

Minnesota DNR (Department of Natural Resources)
Provides information on Minnesota's outdoor activities, natural resources, state parks, licenses and education.

Minnesota Naturalist's Association
Advances natural and cultural resource interpretation by working with nature and education centers, parks, camps and museums.

Minnesota Orienteering Club
Promotes orienteering within Minnesota and Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.
http://www.mnoc.org/ or 651-779-6143

Minnesota Science Teachers Association (MNSTA)
Stimulates, improves, and coordinates efforts of science teachers in the state of Minnesota.

Minnesota State Park Campsite/Lodging Reservations
Make a reservation to stay at a Minnesota State Park.

Minnesota Sea Grant
Minnesota Sea Grant works with people and communities to identify needs, fund research, and translate results to help maintain and enhance the environment and economies along Lake Superior and Minnesota's inland waters.

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National Association for Interpretation (NAI)
NAI is dedicated to the advancement of the profession of interpretation (on-site informal education programs at parks, zoos, nature centers, historic sites, museums, and aquaria).

National Association for Interpretation (NAI) Jobs
NAI listings of internships, seasonal & temporary positions, as well as full & part-time permanent positions.

National Environmental Education Training Foundation (NEETF)
Foundation has become a leader in the development of new policies, grant-making approaches, and direct programming to advance environmental literacy in America.

National Marine Educators Association
Provides access to education resources through Current: The Journal of Marine Education and The Bridge (more than 1,000 teacher-reviewed, classroom-friendly resouces) as well as access to ocean science topics.

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)
Non-profit school that offers wilderness expeditions worldwide.

National Recreation and Park Association Career Center

National Wildlife Federation
NWF provides individuals, organizations, businesses and government with accessible, hands-on conservation education and action opportunities, leadership training and development, educational curriculum, information outreach and networking opportunities.

Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA)
Link to job opportunities in Minnesota.

The Nature Conservancy
Jobs that preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive
Nonprofit Career Center
A one-stop resource for both job seekers and nonprofit national and international organizations.
North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)
A worldwide network of professionals, students, and volunteers working in the field of environmental education.

North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) Links to Jobs Directories and Databases

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Orion Grassroots Network Jobsource
Internships and Job Opportunities by state

Ornithological Societies of North America

Ornithological Societies of North America Ornithological Jobs

Outward Bound
A non-profit educational organization with five core programs : wilderness expeditions, expeditionary learning schools, professional programs, urban centers, and outreach/discovery programs.

Provides job listings in outdoor education, experiential education and environmental education including extensive search capabilities and detailed company information.

Outdoor Education Research and Evaluation Center
Information on outdoor education including research papers, theses, journal articles, unpublished papers, authors, web sites, and games.

Outdoor Education Research and Evaluation Center Career/Job Information
Career information and links to job listings in outdoor, environmental & adventure education including an international focus.

Owl's Roost : Bill Lane's Minnesota Owl Website

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Princeton University Outdoor Action Guide to Outdoor/Environ Careers
A career guide with information on types of careers, jobs newsletters, graduate programs in EE, and environmental job leads (no positions posted). Provided by Princeton University.

Project FeederWatch
Conduct an annual survey of birds that visit your feeders in winter to help studies through Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Project Wild
Project WILD is one of the most widely-used conservation and environmental education programs among educators of students in kindergarten through high school. Project WILD is based on the premise that young people and educators have a vital interest in learning about our natural world.

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Raincloud Publishing
Guides to residential and day EE programs around the U.S., EE jobs, and Teaching Credential and Environmental Education Degrees in California. Directories can be ordered online for hard copies or PDF files (via email). Current links are also provided for most resources.

Raincloud Publishing Non-Residential Environmental Education Centers Guide
Guides to residential and day EE programs around the U.S., EE jobs, and Teaching Credential and Environmental Education Degrees in California. Directories can be ordered online for hard copies or PDF files (via email). Current links are also provided for most resources.

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Save Lake Superior Association
P.O. Box 101
Two Harbors, MN 55616
Only $5.00 a year to be a member - hasn't increased in over 30 years! Newsletter.
Oldest environmental organization on Lake Superior.

SCA (Student Conservation Association)
Paid internships at camps, national parks, forests, historic sites.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
PO Box 2616
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
One of the few groups that is actively fighting against whaling and sealing.

SEEK – Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge
Minnesota's Interactive Directory of Environmental Education Resources. The SEEK directory is a clearinghouse for all types of environmental education resources including articles, lesson plans, events, performances and displays.

Sharing Nature Worldwide
Established in 1979 by naturalist and author, Joseph Cornell, the Sharing Nature Foundation uses creative nature activities to give people joyful and inspiring experiences of nature.

Sierra Club
The Club is America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center is dedicated to fostering greater understanding, appreciation, and protection of the grand phenomenon of bird migration. Site has resources for teachers, research, publications, and kid's stuff.

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Web resource for teachers provided by the Network for Instructional TV, Inc. on all subjects taught in grades 1-12. http://www.teachersfirst.com/matrix.cfm

Trees for Tomorrow
Trees For Tomorrow (TFT) is an accredited specialty school focusing on natural resource topics, and has been offering environmental education to students, teachers, adults, seniors, and others in the heart of Wisconsin's Northwoods since 1944.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides information on educational resources, programs, partnerships to help and news to help protect human health and the environment.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Careers/Employment
This site provides student “fact sheets” on various environmental career options. “Fact Sheets” provide general career tracks from an interest inventory, possible career options, job descriptions, education and experience requirements, and estimated salaries.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Teaching Center
Provides access to curriculum resources, other educational sites, grants, workshops, student jobs, scholarships and community service projects. http://www.epa.gov/teachers/

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Provides resources and information dealing with the conservation and protection of fish, wildlife, and plants.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Division of Human Capital
Provides information on human resources benefits available to people working for the department as well as job vacancies.

USA Jobs – Official Job Site of the Federal Government



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Water on the Web
Water on the Web (WOW) helps college and high school students understand and solve real-world environmental problems using advanced technology.

Wetlands Institute
At the Wetlands Institute, we promote the conservation and preservation of coastal ecosystems by providing a fun and educational experience for families, school groups and vacationers of all ages.

Wilderness Education Association (WEA)
WEA is a professional organization for instruction, leadership training and wilderness travel. Promoting safe, ethical and professional wilderness leaders.

Wildlife Experiences, Inc.
WEI is a non-profit corporation dedicated to improving the lives of animals through wildlife and conservation education programs for the people of South Dakota.

Wildlife Science Center
The Wildlife Science Center is a nationally recognized education and research facility. It is an independent nonprofit organization that is currently located on the grounds of the Carlos Avery Wildlife Management Area in Forest Lake, MN, an expansive natural habitat just 40 minutes from downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul.

Wilderness Inquiry
Providing outdoor adventures for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities.

The Wilderness Society
Protecting America's Wilderness since 1935 through the potent combination of science, advocacy and education.

Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center is an accredited residential environmental education school for persons of all ages located in Finland, MN. It offers immersion programs which involve direct observation and participation in outdoor experiences and focus on ecology and science, human culture and history, personal growth, group building and outdoor recreation.

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