EENC Events

EENC hosts several activities every year, including our annual conference and section events. The following events are those sponsored or promoted by EENC.

There are many other environmental education opportunities offered throughout the state that are not offered through EENC. Visit the NC Office of Environmental Education's event calendar to explore other opportunities!

Upcoming events

    • 21 Aug 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Behavior Change: Evaluating & Improving Our Impact


    August 21, 2018, 3:00-4:00 Eastern

    On August 21, 2018 from 3:00-4:00 Eastern, we will hear from Amielle DeWan, PhD, Executive Director of Impact by Design, who will be discussing how we can evaluate and increase the impact of environmental behavior change interventions. This webinar is part of NAAEE's monthly webinar series.

    Register now and we'll send you the recording if you aren't able to make it!



    Amielle DeWan

    Amielle DeWan is the Executive Director of Impact by Design, a non-profit consulting firm that partners with mission-driven organizations to help them achieve their greatest potential.  She is an expert in impact assessment and MEL design as well training design, facilitation, and behavior change. Previously, Amielle was the Senior Research and Monitoring Scientist for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) where she was responsible for the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation across IFAW’s programs.  Amielle has also served as the Senior Director for Conservation Research and Monitoring at Rare where she was responsible for evaluating and improving the impact of environment-focused behavior change campaigns across the globe, using social and ecological research to define measures of success as well as develop relevant curriculum to train local partners. Amielle serves on a number of additional professional working groups and boards including: the IUCN Species Conservation Planning Subcommittee, the Environmental Leadership Program,and the Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders Program.  Amielle received her PhD in Wildlife Ecology, Statistics, and GIS from Cornell University in 2008, with a dissertation focused on improving multi-species biodiversity monitoring and assessment.  She has her Master’s degree in Conservation Biology and Public Policy from the State University of New York, Albany, and her BA in Biology from SUNY Binghamton.

    • 15 Sep 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • NC Museum of Natural Sciences
    Registration is closed


    • 27 Sep 2018
    • 29 Sep 2018
    • DoubleTree by Hilton, Atlantic Beach, NC

    The 2018 conference will be held September 27-29, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Atlantic Beach, NC.  Join is as we explore the theme EE for All and learn together on the beach!

    Make your hotel reservations by August 15 for the best rate on an ocean view room.  More information about hotel reservations can be found here.

    You can find conference registration, lodging, and field trip details on the conference page. You should review the details before registering. Be sure to login to your EENC account to get the member discount.

    Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be made in writing by Friday, September 1, 2018 to Registration Co-Chair Tanya Poole at Cancellations made before this date will receive a full refund minus a $20 processing fee.  No refunds will be made after September 1, though substitutions are permitted. 

    If you should have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

    Conference Registration Co-Chairs
    Tanya Poole, EENC Secretary

    Mara Mitchell, EENC Policy Chair

Past events

29 Jul 2018 Central Section: Nature Book Club
24 Jul 2018 New Ideas for Sustainability, Social Theories, and More (NAAEE Webinar)
28 Jun 2018 Advancing EE and the Children and Nature Movement: Bringing Research to Life (NAAEE Webinar)
15 Jun 2018 Central Section Meetup: Scrappy Hour DIY Garden Art + Decor
15 Jun 2018 Piedmont-Western Section Mini-conference
30 Apr 2018 Science Standards (NGSS) and EE in Schools (NAAEE Webinar)
27 Apr 2018 City Nature Challenge (Piedmont Section Event)
21 Apr 2018 Statewide Star Party
21 Apr 2018 A Time for Science Earth Day
20 Apr 2018 Family Star Party Gathering
15 Apr 2018 EENC Nature Book Club "Wicked Plants" Field Trip
25 Mar 2018 Nature Book Club (Central Section Event)
20 Mar 2018 Disruptive Storytelling: How to Go Beyond Hero, Victim, Villain (NAAEE Webinar)
17 Mar 2018 A Time for Science Expo (Eastern Section Event)
01 Mar 2018 Science Trivia at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences (Central Section Event)
22 Feb 2018 STRAWS: A Screening and Panel Discussion (Central Section Event)
10 Feb 2018 NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence in Environmental Education Workshop (Piedmont Section Event)
30 Jan 2018 How to Win the Internet and Influence People: Using Real Stories to Combat Fake News
30 Oct 2017 Telling Your Story with Maps (Green Teacher Webinar)
25 Oct 2017 Eco-system Monitoring Programs (Green Teacher Webinar)
18 Oct 2017 NAAEE Conference
29 Sep 2017 EENC 2017 Conference
27 Sep 2017 Best Practices in School Gardens (Green Teacher Webinar)
24 Jul 2017 Excellence in Environmental Education: The NAAEE Guidelines
13 May 2017 Naturalist Rally (Central Section Event)
09 May 2017 Introducing NAAEE's Guidelines for Excellence in Community Engagement (NAAEE Webinar)
25 Apr 2017 Wild Contagious Hope (NAAEE Webinar)
22 Sep 2016 An Evening with Richard Louv

Environmental Educators of North Carolina

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Chapel Hill, NC 27515-4904

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