In the coming decades, the public will be called upon to understand complex environmental issues and be aware of the environmental effects that individual decisions can have on local and global scales. Creating a scientifically informed citizenry will require a concerted approach to environmental education, which will require our support of efforts to advance environmental literacy.
- Read the Management Strategy (pdf)
- Download the 2018-2019 Environmental Literacy Planning Work Plan (pdf)
Environmental Literacy Planning
Each participating Bay jurisdiction should develop a comprehensive and systemic approach to environmental literacy for all students in the region that includes policies, practices and voluntary metrics that support the environmental literacy Goals and Outcomes of this Agreement.
Lead Goal Implementation Team(s)
State of Delaware
District of Columbia
State of Maryland
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Commonwealth of Virginia
Chesapeake Bay Commission
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Park Service (NPS)
- Summary Poster
- 2018-2019 Environmental Literacy Planning
- Environmental Literacy Planning Management Strategy
Shannon Sprague, Manager, Environmental Literacy [National Marine Fisheries Service]
410 Severn Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
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