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Tools to Explain Environmental Literacy

In recent years, initiatives to promote environmental literacy have become widespread, But environmental literacy may be an unfamiliar concept to some people, including those who are integral to the success of environmental literacy initiatives.

Effective communication of requirements, resources and expectations is critical for successful environmental literacy plan implementation. 

The materials in this toolkit are designed to provide a fundamental understanding of the concept and implications of environmental literacy. They can be used as an introduction or refresher for individuals, or as training tools to easily familiarize others with environmental literacy initiatives, resources and implementation support.

E-Lit 101 Toolkit Materials

Environmental Literacy 101 Training Presentation PowerPoint

Environmental Literacy Overviews: Downloadable One-Pagers


No Child Left Inside “Get ‘Em Outside” Video


Annotated Bibliography of Original Research Supporting Outdoor Learning & Play

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