Welcome to CEES
Welcome to the WKU Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability (CEES). Formerly the Center for Mathematics, Science and Environment Education (CMSEE), we have been in existence at WKU for over 25 years. The Center works with formal and non-formal educators from preK through adult and has become nationally and internationally recognized for many of its programs.
The CEES works in partnership with WKU and a broad set of stakeholders to provide resources and leadership to advance environmental education and education for a sustainable future. The Center builds upon existing relationships to create new networks, education programs, and models, through professional development, community service and research.
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Upcoming Events / News
Project Learning Tree workshop
The Center will facilitate a Project Learning Tree workshop December 6, 2013 from
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Centerturium in the Jones-Jagger Hall. Registration
is $15.00 to cover the cost of the book. To register send your name and contact information
along with $15.00 to: CEES / WKU
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11098
Bowling Green, KY 42101
ENVE 560: Investigating Environmental Issues.
This course will be afford the Spring 2014 semester. This course is specifically designed for teachers and other educators. This course focuses on the identification and evaluation of specific environmental issues, leading to possible environmental/service action projects by their students with attention to the potential outcomes of such projects on the physical environment, other humans, and other living things. It will meet on three Saturdays throughout the semester.
Durbin Estate Project
Vernal pond installed at Durbin Project
After more than a year of planning, the WKU-Habitat for Humanity (HfH) Durbin Project broke ground on Friday, Aug. 3rd with the installation of a vernal pond. Most of the work was completed as planned, with wetland plantings to be done later this fall.
For a five minute slideshow of the vernal pond installation, click here.
The WKU Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability (CEES) has received a $297,000 grant extension over 18 months from the Kentucky Division of Water to support construction at the WKU-Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Durbin Project.