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​Environmental Education Resources

​Environmental Education Resources in Kentucky

No matter where you are in Kentucky, you can access local environmental education resources. School field trips, in-school and after-school programs, and programs for all ages are available through public agencies and non-profits. 

Environmental education resources in Kentucky

Environmental Education Resources by Topic

KEEC has collected links to a wealth of environmental education resources for educators in formal and non-formal settings. The links are organized here in eight categories from the Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools program: Energy, Green Spaces, Hazardous Chemicals, Health and Safety, Indoor Air Quality, Solid Waste, Transportation, and Water. 

Environmental education resources organized by topic 

Guidelines for Excellence

The National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education, initiated by the National Assocation for Environmental Education in 1993, has developed a series of Guidelines that set the standards for high-quality environmental education. Each of these publications was developed by a diverse team of professionals, and each has gone through a substantive review by thousands of professionals prior to its publication.

The Guidelines for Excellence in Environmental Education 

Kentucky Interdisciplinary Units of Study

New environment-based, interdisciplinary units of study, aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, were developed by teams of teachers as part of the process of implementing the Kentucky Environmental Literacy Plan.

Environmental education curricula developed specifically for use in Kentucky schools 


For information about local and national grant opportunities, contact

​Kentucky Environmental Education Council  

If you need help finding environmental education resources, programs, or speakers, contact us!

KEEC is a state agency within the Education and Labor Cabinet. Our mission is to promote an informed and knowledgeable citizenry with the skills and attributes necessary to effectively and constructively solve existing environmental problems, prevent new ones, and maintain a balanced and economically healthy environment for future generations.

Kentucky Association for Environmental Education  

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is a non-profit and serves as the professional membership-based organization for environmental education and the coordinator for national curriculum projects such as Project WET, Project WILD, and Project Learning Tree.​