Thanks to the many partners, sponsors, organizations, and friends that have made "PollinatorLIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure" possible. They include:
The USDA. Forest Service serves as the lead governmental agency for PollinatorLIVE. The Conservation Education program (CE) helps people of all ages understand and appreciate our country's natural resources – and learn how to conserve those resources for future generations. Through structured educational experiences and activities targeted to varying age groups and populations, conservation education enables people to realize how natural resources and ecosystems affect each other and how resources can be used wisely.
Prince William Network
PWNet is a part of Prince William County (Virginia) Public Schools and provides quality, distance-learning opportunities to students, educators, and communities across Virginia and the nation. Prince William Network is a leading provider of live, electronic field trips for students and has won numerous national awards. Electronic field trips bring the excitement of learning to remote places with the ability to converse with experts.
National Environmental Education Foundation
Chartered by Congress in 1990 to advance environmental knowledge and action, our ultimate goal is to activate environmentally responsible behavior in the general public. The National Environmental Education Act of 1990 established the National Environmental Education Foundation as a complementary organization to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), extending its ability to foster environmental literacy in all segments of the American public as well as leveraging private funds.
Partners in Resource Education
Partners in Resource Education is a collaboration of Federal agencies, a non-profit foundation, schools, and other private sector partners to promote public lands as an outdoor classroom which comprise approximately one-third of the acreage of the U.S. and are rich in historical, archeological, and environmental learning opportunities. Through the Hands on the Land network of field classrooms, Federal agencies are providing a diverse array of hands-on learning opportunities for teachers and students. The web site allows teachers and students to share information and learn about their local ecosystems, creative teaching strategies, and much more. Members include: National Environmental Education Foundation, Bureau of Land Management, Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, US Fish and Wildlife Service, National Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, and Environmental Protection Agency.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – National Conservation Training Center
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The National Conservation Training Center in West Virginia offers provides national training, program coordination, technical support, and distance learning for conservation professionals.
American Forest Foundation: Project Learning Tree
American Public Gardens Association
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Monarch Watch, University of Kansas
National Science Teachers Association
National Wildlife Federation
North American Pollinator Protection Campaign/Pollinator Partnership
Prince William County Public Schools
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Wildlife Habitat Council