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Strategy RC8.3: Develop programs with local school districts to educate youth on the value of natural resources to the region. Tie into North Carolina K-12 State curriculum. Create a Sustainability Educator position.

Strategy Description

Initiate partnerships between schools/school systems and natural areas, including local, county, state, federal parks, trails, and the like, to provide opportunities for stewardship and help kids develop relationships with natural places. Work collaboratively to expand/replicate existing programs or develop new programs that offer hands-on learning opportunities.

Additional Information / Case Studies

Recommendation

RC8: Raise awareness of the region’s system of natural assets.

Scale

Organizational
Local
State