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The Environmental Education Association of New Mexico (EEANM) is a nonprofit organization which provides, promotes, and enhances quality environmental education by offering New Mexicans opportunities for professional development, communication, and partnership. Read more about our mission.

EEANM does not discriminate because of race, ethnicity, national origin, creed, gender, religious beliefs, color, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or association membership.




Richard W Becker Award for Excellence in Environmental Education

Please see the nomination form to nominate someone for the Richard W. Becker Award. Below is a brief description of the award.  

Award Overview and Criteria:

This award will recognize and honor annually an outstanding individual that has influenced students through the field of environmental education or service learning in New Mexico.  The individual  selected as the recipient of this award will have excelled in one or more of the following goals:

  • Advanced environmental literacy.
  • Advanced or engaged an audience in environmental stewardship, including service learning.
  • Engaged an audience through connections to the natural world leading to action in conservation or environmental stewardship.
  • Advanced environmental education or a program through collaboration.

Nominations are due October 24, 2014.

Ecoed Listserv

EcoEd listserve now uses Google Groups. Click here to request your email to be added to the group.

plt logo Project Learning Tree

See our PLT page to sign up for the workshop on Sept. 20 at Philmont Scout Ranch!

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Click here to find out more about Project WET curricula and trainings.

Check our calendar page on the left menu to see what's coming up


Welcome New Members

Thanks to new organizational members:

Southwest Environmental Center in Las Cruces

Ngage New Mexico in Las Cruces

STEM Education Consultants in Las Cruces

Cottonwood Gulch Foundation

Friends of Whitfield Wildlife Eduction Center in Belen

And individual members:

Kelly Steinberg in Albuquerque

John Loy

Dan Shaw - renewing

Environmental Literacy Plan

On September 20 the Environmental Literacy Summit brought together 100 people to review the first draft of the Environmental Literacy Plan (ELP) and learn about the Guidelines for Excellence in Environmental Education.

The draft ELP in now available for review until June 15, at which point we will incorporate feedback and revisions and issue a second draft. Please review and send your comments to

Draft Environmental Literacy Plan

Albert I Pierce Foundation Support

Thank you to the Albert I Pierce Foundation for its generous support of EEANM's programs. We have received the first of a three-year grant to support our professional development and environmental literacy work. This grant has enabled us to expand our programs and outreach, resulting in greater opportunities for our state's environmental educators.

EECapacity Consortium

EEANM and the Town of Atrisco Grant are co-leads on a grant from EECapacity. We are working together to build a consortium of Albuquerque community and school garden activists for expanding our capacity, collaborations and skills. Click here for more information.



Contact EEANM

Phone: (505) 715-7021
P.O. Box 36958
Albuquerque, NM 87176-6958





EEANM publishes the EE Connections newsletter available online and by email.

Current newsletter: Spring 2012

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