UConn NRCA Wins 2021 Stem Achievement Organization Award from CT Science Center

The Connecticut Science Center celebrates the achievements of organizations that inspire lifelong learning through interactive and innovative experiences that explore our changing world through science

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UNRCA received a STEM Achievement Award from the CT Science Center. (Kevin Noonan/UConn Photo)

UConn’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) team has been empowering teens, adult volunteers, undergraduate & graduate students, and teachers statewide by providing professional development & leadership opportunities and supporting participant-led community conservation efforts. The Academy has provided a direct assist to land conservation work statewide and helped foster the next generation of environmental stewards. The NRCA uses an innovative leadership framework that supports the implementation of environmental solutions, and crosses age and ability boundaries to develop a more inclusive and equitable environmental sector. Collectively, 260 community conservation projects have been carried out by NRCA teen-adult partnerships see projects here.

Originally posted on the Connecticut Science Center website.