newsletter archive 1991-2005

Digitized past print issues of the EEAC newsletters, 34 issues available between 1991-2005 below.

If you have past EEAC newsletters, 1974 through 2007, not shown on this website or where part of the newsletter is missing as indicated in the issue’s description, please contact us.

2007-2019 (37) | 1991-2005 (34) | 1978-1990 (27)

Available issues are listed below the following table of contents.

† indicates missing pages.

Winter 2005
Fall 2004
Summer 2004
Summer 2003
Winter/Spring 2003
Fall/Winter 2002
Winter/Spring 2002
Fall/Winter 2001/2002
Winter/Spring 2001
Summer/Fall 2000
Spring/Summer 2000
Fall 1999/Winter 2000
October 1, 1999
Summer/Fall 1999
Spring/Summer 1999
Spring 1999
Winter 1998
Fall 1998
Spring 1998
Winter 1997
Fall 1997
Summer 1997
Spring 1997
Winter 1997 Special Feature
Fall 1996
Spring 1996
Winter 1995/96
Summer 1995
Spring 1995
Winter 1993/94
Spring 1993
Winter 1992/93
Summer 1992
Fall 1991
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Winter 2005 (PDF 8 pages 926 KB)
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Fall 2004 (PDF 8 pages 1.3 MB)
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Summer 2004 (PDF 8 pages 1 MB)
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Summer 2003 (PDF 8 pages 2.2 MB)
When will environmental education come into its own? | Remembering Our Friends—Amy Doucha; Bernard Kirschenbaum | Teaching New York City History in K-12 Schools: A Conference for Educators | ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES—Dates and Places: The Center for Urban Restoration presents a conference on “Restoration of Native Meadows;” Joseph Varon, former officer of EEAC, NYC teacher, leads nature walks from the Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC); The Gateway National Recreation Area and the Gateway Environmental Study Center presents Project WILD, a free educator workshop on wildlife resources; 11th New York ReLeaf Statewide Urban and Community Forestry Conference; The 55th Annual Conservation Workshop; The Center for Environmental Research and Conservation at Columbia University holds a Science Teachers’ Environmental Education Program; The New York State Outdoor Education Association (NYSOEA) 36th Annual Conference | Around New York: New maps of the Lower Hudson River from Westchester to the Lower Bay; “Urban Leaf & Tree Handbook” published by Trees New York; Asian Longhorned Beetle Hotline: 877-STOPALB; “Neighborhood Green: A Guide for Community-Based Organizations” by the Enterprise Foundation; Design for the old Flushing Airport in Queens by NYC Economic Development Corporation; “Bicycle Parking Solutions” booklet | Items of Interest: Getting rid of some products (batteries, hazardous materials, and tires); Community and Environmental Defense Services (CEDS) offerings; The New England Journal of Environmental Education is seeking articles | Paddlers Prepare! for the Great Hudson River Paddle (GHRP) | Come See and Learn about New York City’s Water Supply System! | A Tribute to Theresa Lato | In Memory of Bernard Kirschenbaum | Patricia Ryan Wins 2003 Outstanding Environmental Educator Award | Jay Holmes receives the 2003 George Barr Award
Winter/Spring 2003 (PDF 2 pages 191 KB)
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“Here We Go, Again….*” (Gateway Environmental Study Center, GESC, threatened with closure.
*Note in the newsletter.) | TEEP IV—The Albany Symposium | Seasonal Employment Opportunities at Wave Hill! | Attention Garden Lovers: Share Your Passion—Wave Hill’s annual Garden Guide Training program, March and April 2003
Fall/Winter 2002 (PDF 8 pages 1.6 MB)
“Environmental Education and the New York State Living Environment Core Curriculum” | Teacher Environmental Education Preparation (TEEP) | ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES—Dates to Remember: Entries for Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence; Entries for the American Museum of Natural History’s Young Naturalist Awards program; View the “Urban Neighbors: Images of New York City Wildlife;” See “The 20th Century Borough: 100 Years of Modern Architecture in Queens” | Around New York—”Alien Stingers” new indoor exhibit; The Hudson River Foundation supports efforts to enhance public access to the Hudson River; Partnerships for Parks featured in new book, “Garden Guide: New York City;” The Earth Pledge Foundation has built a rooftop garden called, “Green Roof;” Riverside Park, a long and narrow very detailed map published; Greenbelt Nature Center to open on Staten Island; “Everyday Energy-Saving Tips and Appliance Guide” booklet by Con Edison; The Water-Wise Council of New York has issued, “The Water Saver’s Guide to Landscaping and Gardening” | Items of Interest—A new New York Water Taxi ferry was named the Michael Mann, a former chair of EEAC; The New York City Audubon Society’s nature newsletter for children, “Look Around New York;” The River Project accepting applications to the Marine Biology Internship Program | Dr. Eugene Ezersky Outstanding Educator Award | Prospect Park Education Expo | The 25th Saturday Science Program | What is the Earth Charter? – Preamble of the Earth Charter | Book Buzz: “In Home: A Journey Through America;” “Cloud Dance;” and “Water Dance
Winter/Spring 2002 (PDF 8 pages 1.1 MB)
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Fall/Winter 2001/2002 (PDF 8 pages 1.6 MB)
A City of Heroes | The Search for Sustainability | ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES—Dates and Places: Alley Pond Environmental Center celebrates 25 years; “Lost New York in Old Postcards,” an exhibit in the Museum of the City of New York; The 2002 Conference of the Science Council of New York City | Around New York City: A new Natural Science Area of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum; “Everyday Energy-Saving Tips” and “Appliance Guide” booklets by Con Edison; The new Discovery Room at the American Museum of Natural History; Get a copy of the New York Botanical Garden’s “Educational Programs for Elementary School Students and Teachers;” “New York Citizen’s Guide to Government and the Urban Environment” by the New York Conservation Education Fund; Comprehensive portrayal of the problem of the Asian Longhorned Beetle in Vitis Vine publication; Reprint of “A Walker’s Guide to the Old Croton Aqueduct” booklet by DEP; “New York’s Community Gardens-A Resource at Risk” by the NYC Program of the Trust for Public Land; “Greening Gray Neighborhoods” campaign by the Environmental Action Coalition | Around New York State: Watershed science classroom materials | Elsewhere: The Communities Committee newsletter, a product of the 7th American Forest Council (1996); Program to slow down rainwater by Clagett Farm; Get a copy of “Native Plants and Wildlife Habitats;” Find out about the work of the American Chestnut Foundation; Age-appropriate educational worksheets developed by the National Park Service staff; “Look Around New York” one-page nature newsletters for children by the NYC Audubon Society | Gateway Environmental Study Center: volunteers needed; learn more about birding | Audubon New York Needs You—”For the Birds!” program | John Kominski Outstanding Environmental Educator Award | The Elementary School Science Association’s 24th Annual Saturday Science | Prospect Park Education Expo
Winter/Spring 2001 (PDF 8 pages 2.1 MB)
The Value of Computer Telecommunication | Water Power: A Conference for Educators | ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES—Timely Matters: Seventh Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up; Grant application for Neighborhood Environmental Action Program; Application for Chase Volunteer Greening Awards; Application for the Environmental Justice Small Grant Program; See “A Portfolio of New York: 12 Views by Edwin Davis French” engravings from the 1890’s; The Yoshiyama Award for Exemplary Service in the Community to 10 high school seniors; “City that Drinks the Mountain Sky,” a performance by Arm-of-the-Sea Theater; Prospect Park boathouse reopens as the Prospect Park Audubon Center; The Association for Environmental & Outdoor Education 2001 Conference; YouthCan 2001; New exhibit, “Healing Waters: Utopian Responses to Dirt, Disease and Disorder;” The 1st Summer Environmental Institute by the Rutgers University-Cook College Office of Continuing Professional Education | Other Matters: The borough’s waterfront, 2 of 4 guides published by the Brooklyn Historical Society; Opening of the Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture; First edition of the “New York City Community Gardens Neighborhood Directory 2000;” TPL‘s NYC Program (incl. children’s gardening, community environmental education programs); The New York Tree Trust program information; “RCRA-C in New York State: Managing Hazardous Waste” report of DEC‘s hazardous waste management program; “Kick the Pesticide Habit Guide” by the Healthy Schools Network | Listserv to assist science educators | Conservation Genetics in the Age of Genomics, 2001 Spring Symposium | Teacher Feature: Sarah Richards | Science Council of NYC Annual Conference | John Kominski Outstanding Environmental Educator Award
Summer/Fall 2000 (PDF 8 pages 2.2 MB)
New Initiative To Include E.E. in Teacher Pre-service Preparation | ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES—ALB (Asian Longhorned Beetle) alert! Citizen’s Guide to Beetle Busting | Dates and Places—Staten Island Children’s Museum: “Pigtails and Hardhats,” “Animals as Architects;” The Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment; The American Littoral Society looking for volunteers for the 14th Annual International Coastal Cleanup; New York Hall of Science: “Reptiles: Real and Robotic;” “Pollution Solutions: A Litter Blueprint for 2001” all day conference | Other News—NYC Parks & Recreation hoping to have historic signs in every park; Great Trees of New York City 48-page guide; Apprenticeships at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) educational outreach program; BBG Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden; DEP 1999 Drinking Water Supply and Quality Report; The Trust for Pubic Land publications—Inside City Parks, Our Land, Our Selves: Readings on People and Place; The Hawthorne Valley Farm’s Visiting Students Program | 2001 U.S. EPA Environmental Education Grants | In Memoriam—David Manson; Joan Stoliar | Green Horizons 5 in October | Kominski Memorial Award Goes To Roy Arrezzo
Spring/Summer 2000 (PDF 8 pages 2.1 MB)
EEAC Receives A Green Star from the Environmental Action Coalition | Trout in the Classroom | ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES—Timely Events: Seedling Request; Bike Week; Full Moon at Plum Beach; “Battling the Beetle: How to Stop Your Neighborhood Tree Terminator;” It’s My Park! day in NYC; Free compost from the City’s 4 botanical gardens; Internships at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden; New exhibit at the Brooklyn Historical Society; Photographic exhibit: “Firecrackers: Chinatown Today”; Registration deadline for the Sara Lee Schupf Institutes for Teachers at the New York Botanical Garden; The Elementary School Science Association’s annual “Saturday Science: The Blaustein Conference” | Other Happenings: John Miur at the Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment; Contact number for information about the wildlife rehabilitator referrals; The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is looking for people to become Teaching Volunteers; Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space has opened at AMNH containing the Hayden Planetarium and the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe; Taking Root, published by the New York State Urban and Community Forestry Council; The Neighborhood Open Space Coalition/Friends of Gateway offerings: Urban Outdoors newsletter, Cyberpark discussion space on parks, community gardens, and public space; Cyberharbor, about the NY/NJ harbor, a joint project of NOSC/FoG and the Waterfront Project; Jamaica Bay, a meeting room on Jamaica Bay issues; The Green Guerillas is organizing Plant the Vote; Restoration of the American Chestnut trees by the American Chestnut Foundation | The Bronx Zoo Education Department 2000 Summer Workshop For Teachers | Kominski Fund Update | At Schumacher College—”Ecological Design: Context, Theory and Practice” 5/21-6/9/2000; “Nature, Spirit and Creativity” 6/18-30/2000; “Community, Globalization and Sustainability” 10/1-20/2000 | Teachers On Ice | A Friend In Need Is A Friend In Deed [John Bianci] by Joy Garland | The Mystery behind the Man—Christopher Columbus, at the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 9/22-24/2000
Fall 1999/Winter 2000 (PDF 8 pages 3.9 MB)
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October 1, 1999 (PDF 8 pages 958 KB)
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Summer/Fall 1999 (PDF 8 pages 949 KB)
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Spring/Summer 1999 (PDF 7 pages 2.1 MB)
missing pgs 5 & 6; 1 pg partial replacement
EEAC’s 25th Anniversary Year | ‘Tis A Gift To Be Simple….. | Kominski Fund Report | ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES—Dates and Deadlines: Trees New York’s Citizen Pruner course; “Street Trees, A Field Handbook;” Arbor Day resources; Queens Botanical Garden’s Arbor Day event; “Behind the Fences Tour” of newly restored Prospect Park Ravine; Free walking tours of Governors Island; “Biodiversity and Climate Change: Conservation in the Face of Uncertainty;” A Soil Quality Workshop; “Play and Nature in Childhood Development: Foundation for the Future;” New York ReLeaf workshop 5/25/1999; The New York ReLeaf Statewide Urban and Community Forest Conference, “Recreating Forests and Cities” 7/9-10/1999; “Full Moon at Plumb Beach” a spring field trip for teachers; The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s annual sale of tree and shrub seedlings; Summer program for ages 10 to 12 offered by six of Brooklyn’s cultural institutions; National Trails Day at Gateway Recreation Area/Floyd Bennett Field; Photographic exhibit, “Landscapes of Hope: Rebuilding New York City’s Neighborhoods;” Scientific issues related to the environmental quality and resource management of the NY/NJ Harbor Estuary, by the Hudson River Foundation | Celebrate Water Week in May | In Memory of Bob Ortner | Audubon Adventures
Spring 1999 (PDF 8 pages 1.6 MB)
EEAC’s 25th Anniversary Year, Chair’s Message | The GLOBE Program | Kominski Fund Report | ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES—Events and Exhibits: A series by the Van Alen Institute, new developments along the East River (talk by Joy Garland on a new park in Stuyvesant Cove, Thomas Paino on restoring natural habitats on both sides of the river); A conference by the Metro Forest Council, “Conserving Forests In A Changing Landscape: A Steward’s Guide to Urban and Suburban Forest Fragments”; Developments, planning, and funding options from over a dozen experts, “Open Space, Smart Growth and Water Quality: Making the Sound Connection” by the Long Island Watershed Alliance; The International Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration in San Francisco; Youth CaN (Youth Communicating and Networking) 1999 at the American Museum of Natural History; Science Council of New York City’s Annual Conference; Photo exhibits: “New York’s Floating Bathhouses” at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, and at the Museum of the City of New York, “New York Horizontal: Cirkut Camera Views by William Hassler” and “New York Vertical by Horst Hamann;” Materials, Sources, People: Free Home Water-Saving Kits to single-family home owners by DEP; “Water Wonders” (in English and Spanish) and “Web of Watersheds” by the New York City Cornell Cooperative Extension; Booklet, “Wetlands in the Watershed of New York City Water Supply System” by the US Fish & Wildlife Service; “Harvesting Our History: A Botanical and Cultural Guide to Queens’ Chinese, Korean and Latin American Communities” published by the Queens Botanical Garden; Four guides on biodiversity, “Guides for Green Consumers,” from the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation of the American Museum of Natural History; “The View from Region 2,” a quarterly newsletter of the New York City office of the State Department of Environmental Conservation; Contact information for the five Borough Outreach Coordinators for the City of New York Parks & Recreation; New Center at Fort Wadsworth to open Spring 2000 at the Gateway National Recreation Area; The Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is looking for people to lead adult tours and school groups; On sale at the BBG, “Invasive Plants: Weeds of the Global Garden” by Dr. John M. Randall and Janet Marinelli; NASA and NSTA offering full scholarships for teachers two weeks at NASA; The Staten Island Botanical Garden to open the first Chinese Scholar’s Garden in the country; New York City Department of Sanitation added a mobile unit to its war against graffiti; New York State’s Open Space Conservation Plan available at DEC and OPRHP offices | Biodiversity and Climate Change: Conservation in the Face of Uncertainty 4/30/1999 and 5/1/1999 | The Business Community and Environmental Education by Millard Clements, Ph.D. | NYC Waste Le$$: A Seminar for Schools 4/15/1999 | EEAC Members Meeting and Workshop, “City Kids Get Green” at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden 4/15/1999
Winter 1998 (PDF 8 pages 1.6 MB)
Chairman’s Message (NAAEE Conference) by Michael Zamm | “Have You Heard of A.P.E.S.? Advanced Placement Environmental Science” by John Pritchard | ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES—Dates and Deadlines: Annual Winter Wonders Conference at the Gateway Environmental Study Center; “Beakman’s World on Tour” at the New York Hall of Science; The construction of the Empire State Building at the Skyscraper Museum; Exhibit: “George B. Post: Great American Architect” at the New York Historical Society; “New York on the Rise: Architectural Renderings by Hughson Hawley” at the Museum of the City of New York; Deadline for submissions for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence; “Eight Million Stories: 20th Century New York Life in Prints and Photographs from the New York Public Library”; Other Matters: “Recommendation for an Urban Forest Management Plan” published by New York ReLeaf Region 2; Jane Weissman, 14-year former director of GreenThumb, now at Urban Arts & Ecology; Booklet, “Beach to Bay” publication of the Queens Council on the Arts; New “Environmental Resource Directory” published by the Neighborhood Environmental Action Program of the Citizens Committee of New York City; The 1998 (volume 8) “Community Greening Review of the American Community Gardening Association” by the Green Guerillas et al; The Parks Council report on conditions of the City’s large parks; New brochure from The Trust for Public Land; “Harvesting Our History: A Botanical and Cultural Guide to Queens’ Chinese, Korean, and Latin American Communities” published by the Queens Botanical Garden; Single sheet: “Please Adopt Me!” and “Your Neighborhood Street Tree” by Trees New York; Learn more about the Bronx River Working Group consisting of 25 nonprofits; Find out about the Greenstreets program creating more small parks and identifying sites for beautification; Slide lecture on Zane Grey’s book, “George Washington, Frontiersman” presented by Marcia Kaplan-Mann (an EEAC Steering Committee member) at the Old Stone House Historic Interpretive Center | Kominski Fund Report | WWW SITE REVIEWS—Amazing Environmental Organization Web Directory:; Living Things Database: (Franklin Institute, natural history museum in Philadelphia); Busy Teachers’ Web Site K-12: (resource for classroom tested lesson plans).
Fall 1998 (PDF 8 pages 1.1 MB)
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Spring 1998 (PDF 8 pages 746 KB)
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Winter 1997 (PDF 12 pages 1.5 MB)
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Fall 1997 (PDF 8 pages 1 MB)
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Summer 1997 (PDF 8 pages 879 KB)
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Spring 1997 (PDF 8 pages 1 MB)
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Winter 1997 Special Feature (PDF 8 pages 1.5 MB)
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Fall 1996 (PDF 8 pages 879 KB)
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Spring 1996 (PDF 8 pages 870 KB)
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Winter 1995/96 (PDF 8 pages 721 KB)
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Summer 1995 (PDF 8 pages 523 KB)
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Spring 1995 (PDF 8 pages 761 KB)
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Winter 1993/94 (PDF 8 pages 709 KB)
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Spring 1993 (PDF 8 pages 641 KB)
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Winter 1992/93 (PDF 8 pages 624 KB)
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Summer 1992 (PDF 12 pages 965 KB)
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Fall 1991 (PDF 3 pages 337 KB)
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only pages 1, 2, and 6

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