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Humboldt County Office of Education: Environmental Education

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HCOE Environmental Education Guide

The Humboldt County Guide to Environmental Education (EE Guide for short) was developed by the Redwood Community Action Agency (RCAA) and the Humboldt County Office of Education (HCOE) in order to provide a one-stop, online resource for educators in Humboldt County looking for environmental programming to supplement, expand and/or enhance their curriculum.

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Steelhead in the Classroom

Through a classroom experience of hatching fish eggs and coordinated activities, students experience first-hand the value of aquatic environments, the balance that must be met to maintain and preserve California’s fisheries and aquatic habitats, and how their personal actions affect these valuable resources.

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Redwood EdVentures Quests

A Redwood EdVentures Quest is a treasure hunt with rhyming clues, guiding you along a short trail to your final clue: the Quest Clue. This clue is the “key” to your prize: A unique Redwood EdVentures Quest Patch! Quests are fun and educational, with interpretive clues that lead you through many North Coast Parks. There are over 20 Quests to choose from!

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Redwood Environmental Education Fair (REEF)

The Redwood Environmental Education Fair (REEF) is an annual event that invites local 3rd-8th grade teachers and their students to attend interactive workshops, lectures, video presentations, games, and other learning experiences that encompass a wide variety of environmental topics.

Environmental Education Teacher Resources

Environmental Literacy Teacher Resources

Through a CDE grant project increasing educator capacity to nurture environmental literacy for Humboldt County students, we have created a page of resources for teachers to use in their curriculum.

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Field Trip Opportunities

In partnership with the California Department of Parks and Recreation, grant money is often available to help facilitate student field trips to the North Coast’s iconic state parks.