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The backbone of NCSE’s programmatic work is its institutional members: four-year and two-year colleges and universities that work collectively with NCSE to advance meaningful work between science, education, and policy.

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The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) advances informed environmental policy and decision-making through science. Our work and programs include interdisciplinary research, scientific assessment, information dissemination, training, and curriculum development.  We engage scientists, educators, policymakers, business leaders, and officials at all levels of government.

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Upcoming Events

Find out more information about our upcoming events below on our Events page.

2019 EnvironMentors Fair and Awards Ceremony
June 3, 2019
Washington, D.C.

2019 Summer Member Meeting
June 24 - 26, 2019
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

2020 Annual Conference
January 6 - 9, 2020
Washington, D.C.


Upcoming Webinar: Key Competencies for Sustainability Degree Programs

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Eastern

Every year, new sustainability degree programs are launched at colleges and universities across the country, joining a global trend of sustainability degree programs. This effort raises important questions for the field of sustainability in higher education related to quality and standards, processes of program development and administration, and communicating the skills and abilities sustainability graduates would have to potential employers. Join this free webinar to learn about the significance of core competencies to academic programs, especially those in rapidly developing fields. Learn more and register today.  


Registration Now Open for NCSE 2019 Summer Member Meeting

Representatives from NCSE Member Institutions may now register for the 2019 Summer Member Meeting taking place at the University of Arkansas from June 24-26. During the Summer Member Meeting, NCSE Member Institutions connect to exchange knowledge and discuss ways in which environmental and sustainability education can improve the scientific basis of environmental decision-making. Attendees will hear from local thought leaders, participate in discussions on an array of topics, network with their peers, and learn about new opportunities through NCSE. Each Member Institution receives two complimentary registrations. Find out more and register today.