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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 2013-2014

Environmental Heroes Research Resources

 

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

 

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

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

Environmental Heroes Canal Site One- July 18, 2014

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: Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation
4524 East 49th Street
Cuyahoga Hts., Ohio 44125
br>Move Your Research Findings to Citizen Action!
Make a Difference!

August 2014 -- June 2015: 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 at the Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation-Canalway Center 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 August 4-15, 2014, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. weekdays. After school sessions begin September 9, 2014. After school sessions are on Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. through June 23, 2015. All sessions are at the Canalway Center, Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation.

2014-2015 Environmental Heroes Application (PDF)

2014-2015 Application Deadline: June 27, 2014; 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.