Monday, January 24, 2011

Applications Now Available for the Girls on Ice 2011 Expedition!

Girls on Ice is a unique, FREE, wilderness science education program for
high school girls. Each year a team of 9 teenage girls and 3 instructors spend 11 days exploring and learning about mountain glaciers and alpine landscapes through scientific field studies with professional glaciologists and mountaineers.

The 2011 Expedition will take place July 25 to August 4, 2010 on Mount
Baker, Washington State. All girls age 15-18 are eligible to apply. (applications are due February 15, 2011)

We are able to provides this program TUITION FREE to the girls through small
grants and gifts from individuals and support from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Please consider supporting the program, visit:

For more information, please visit:

Questions? Please send an email to

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Green Roof Contest Winners!

Congratulations Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women!

Cole Roofing would like to congratulate the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, this years Green Roof Giveaway winner! We can’t wait to start working with this amazing group of young women to give them the perfect roof.

We would like to thank all those who participated in this years giveaway. The response was overwhelming and our decision was harder than we could have ever anticipated.


Quick, have you registered yet for the 2011 MAEOE conference? February 10 - 13 in College Park. It's gonna be a great event and the lowest registration fees end today. Sing up - NOW!!!

SEASONAL EDUCATOR - Pickering Creek Audubon Center

Pickering Creek Audubon Center seeks a Seasonal Educator to help develop and teach environmental school programs and the summer EcoCamp.

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: February–August 2011
STIPEND: $11.96 per hour, housing onsite with monthly rent.
DEADLINE: Friday, January 21, 2011
·School year: Prepare and teach hand-on environmental education school programs on site and in local schools, 1st through 12th grade
·School year: Develop, prepare and teach public programs for families, adults and youth
·EcoCamp: Lead groups of 8-12 campers and 1-3 Assistant Naturalists during 4-5 day camp weeks for 7 weeks. A typical camp day runs 8 AM to 5 PM, with campers here from 9 AM-4 PM
·EcoCamp: Plan, prepare and lead nature-themed games, activities, songs, and crafts
·Serve as a role model naturalist and environmental steward
·Work closely with other seasonal educators and full time staff to plan and implement programs
·Animal care of program animals (reptiles)
·Opportunity to develop and complete an independent project
·Help with maintenance of buildings and grounds
·Occasional weekend program responsibilities

·At least one year of experience working with children and adults in an educational setting
·College education with a background in biology, education, environmental education, environmental science or related field
·Enjoy working with others and children of all ages in an outdoor setting
·Be flexible and self-motivated
·Ability to work with minimal supervision
·Professional and friendly manner

To apply please send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Mandy Smith
Education Coordinator
Pickering Creek Audubon Center
11450 Audubon Lane
Easton, MD 21601
Phone: 410/822-4903