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Registration NOW OPEN for PESI/Cooper Nature Journal Workshop (2/19/2024)  Registration for the Cooper Center for Environmental Learning (Cooper) and Partners for Equitable Science Instruction (PESI) Nature Journal Workshop is NOW OPEN! Participating teachers will receive a $150 stipend thanks to financial support from the Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund and a copy o...Read More
Vote for Cooper Center for Environmental Learning (2/19/2024) Hello PESI Supporters, PESI is sharing this message from Colin Waite at the Cooper Center for Environmental Learning in hopes that you will click the link and vote for Cooper Center.   Colleagues,  I’m sending this to you in the hopes that you’ll share it throughout your networks and ...Read More
Camp Cooper Renovation (2/12/2024) Read about Camp Cooper’s renovation plans by reporter Jessica Votipka from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson.com. Rendering of upcoming improvements to Cooper Center for Environmental Learning. Courtesy Camp Cooper Camp Cooper is getting its firs...Read More
It’s All About Science at the Children’s Museum Tucson (2/7/2024) It’s All About Science at the Children’s Museum Tucson Explore how much fun science can be at the Children’s Museum Tucson Family SciFest event  from 10AM – 2PM on Saturday, February 17, 2024.       Read More
Magnificent Tree opportunity from the Department of Forestry and Fire Management (DFFM) (2/7/2024)   Check out this Magnificent Tree opportunity from the Department of Forestry and Fire Management (DFFM) Subject: [DFFM Grants] You’re Invited: Magnificent Tree Measuring Workshop From: Alison Faller <afaller@dffm.az.gov>Date: February 5, 2024 at 3:54:00 PM MST Arizona’s Ma...Read More
Family Nature Summits at TanqueVerde Ranch AZ (1/24/2024)     Family Nature Summits has been hosting conservation summits around the US for over 50 years.  Every year, they offer educator scholarships that provide registration and room and board for their events.  This year, they are offering scholarships for up to three educators plus a guest (an...Read More
BIORETS is recruiting teachers for the summer of 2024! (1/24/2024) BIORETS is recruiting teachers for the summer of 2024! The National Foundation Research Experiences for Teachers in the Biological Sciences (BIORETS) is looking for teachers interested in participating in the final year of the Santa Cruz River Research Project. Feel free to share their applicat...Read More
Volunteer recruitment for Feb 28, 2024 Project WET water festival (1/24/2024)  Zakkai, the new program coordinator at Project WET based here in Tucson, is looking for volunteers for the upcoming TUSD Project WET Water Festival on February 28th, at Kennedy park.  It will be a great learning opportunity, as well as a fun way to engage with the community on the topic of water...Read More
PESI Meeting January 27, 2024 at 11:30am (1/9/2024) Partners for Equitable Science Instruction’s January PESI Meeting          will be held on Saturday, January 27th  at 11:30 am at PESI Co-President Esther Witt’s home.    This is a PESI Quarterly Meeting and will include a Social-Potluck Please RSVP to pesitucson.org/contact...Read More
Jim Click Millions for Tucson Raffle Winners (12/15/2023) As you know the Jim Click Millions for Tucson Raffle took place on Thursday, December 14, 2023.     Here are the names of the people who won.   The winners from this year’s Jim Click Millions for Tucson Raffle are: Sylvia Bencomo of Green Valley, won the third prize of $5,000 (ticket sold by ...Read More