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Environmental Heroes

Leonard Gelfand STEM Center
&

Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation – Canalway Center

An After School Environmental Adventure
for middle and high school students (minimum age 12)
Get Close! Dig In! Get Wet!
Get Real! Go Wild!
You CAN be a HERO!
Apply now!
Free!

Environmental Heroes 2015-2016

Environmental Advocacy

 

Environmental Heroes Research Resources

 

Environmental Heroes Newsletter 10-29-2015 (PDF)
Newsletter created by Diana Parsons

Environmental Heroes Newsletter 03-29-2015 (PDF)
Newsletter created by Diana Parsons

Environmental Heroes Newsletter 10-26-2014 (PDF)
Newsletter created by Diana Parsons

 

Environmental HEROES of the Week 2015-2016

Environmental HEROES of the Week 2014-2015

Environmental HEROES of the Week 2013-2014

Environmental HEROES of the Week 2012-2013

Environmental HEROES of the Week 2011-2012

 

The Environmental Heroes Program Given
President’s Volunteer Service Award

Letter From the U.S. State Department and the Cleveland Council on World Affairs Thanking the Environmental Heroes for Participating in the Climate Change and Renewable Energy Program

 

Environmental Heroes Pictures

Environmental Heroes Field Pictures, April 19, 2016

Environmental Heroes Field Pictures, April 12, 2016

Environmental Heroes Field Pictures, April 5, 2016

Dr. Mike Benard Presentation, December 15, 2015

Environmental Heroes Trip Camera Photos Mountain Bike Trail and North Pond – March & April 2015

Beaver Activity in the Blue Heron wetlands, December 15, 2015

Doe in North Pond Wetlands, November 3, 2015

Two Lined Salamanders-Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation October 6, 2015

2014 Environmental Heroes Summer and Fall Pictures – Diana Parsons

Baby Turtle at the Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation, September 7, 2014

Environmental Heroes Canal Site One-July 18, 2014

2014 Environmental Heroes Trip Camera Photos

Frog Pond-Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation-Cleveland
Metroparks, April and May 2014

Little Turtle at the Canalway, June 23, 2014

Environmental Education Council of Ohio Conference,
March 29, 2014, Mt. Sterling, Ohio-Deer Creek State Park

U.S. Embassy Guests, June 10, 2014

First Toad of Spring Amphibian Monitoring, June 10, 2014

Selfies with Jason Bolger 2014


Engage in Real Research, Adventure, Exploration!
Where: West Creek Reservaton
2277 West Ridgewood Drive
Parma, Ohio 44134

Move Your Research Findings to Citizen Action!
Make a Difference!

July 2016 – June 2017: Environmental Heroes
What you do matters!
Learn how in this free after school program for middle and high school students (minimum age 12), a joint program of the Cleveland Metroparks-West Creek and Case Western Reserve University’s Leonard Gelfand STEM Center. Self – motivated participants will engage in real science with naturalists and scientists, collecting and analyzing environmental data, and in developing plans to solve environmental problems. Only serious Environmental Heroes, willing to make a commitment for 2 years need apply. Youth will be selected in a competitive process to participate and will spend two weeks in the summer actively developing field observational and investigative skills.

Orientation is Tuesday through Friday July 26-29, 2016, and August 2-5, 2016, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. weekdays. After school sessions begin Wednesday September 7, 2016. After school sessions are on Wednesdays 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. through June 27, 2017. All sessions are at West Creek Reservation-Watershed Stewardship Center.

2016-2017 Environmental Heroes Application (PDF)

2016-2017 Application Deadline: June 27, 2016; Essays must accompany application to be considered for interview for open positions.

For more information, please call 216-368-5075 or e-mail: kmk21@case.edu.