WELCOME to the
Environmental Education Exchange
a non-profit organization providing programs and services for the advancement of environmental literacy.
The Environmental Education Exchange is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established to increase environmental literacy. Since 1991, E3 has developed a wide variety of environmental education (conservation, history, safety) programs and materials. Topics and themes for programs have included water conservation, recycling and waste reduction, renewable energy, biodiversity, endangered species, land use, commercialism and the environment, air quality, Sonoran Desert ecology, mining and minerals, science literacy, pedestrian and bicycle safety, living history, multicultural/border programs, and more. The majority of resulting programs and materials are available free to educators or other intended audiences.
The Environmental Education Exchange develops outreach education programs on a wide variety of topics, including water conservation, recycling and waste reduction, renewable energy, biodiversity, endangered species, land use, commercialism and the environment, air quality, Sonoran Desert ecology, mining and minerals, science literacy, pedestrian and bicycle safety, living history, multicultural/border programs, and more, for municipal governments, utility companies, and conservation organizations.
E3 provides comprehensive consulting services to assist in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of environmental education programs. E3 staff work closely with clients to identify program and training needs and offer a highly customized approach to designing educational programs and materials, including identification of key educational concepts, lesson plans, preparatory and follow-up student activities, field excursions, and background materials for teachers and other program leaders.
El Tour de Agua is a water education program for 6th-8th grade students, offered by Tucson Water. This new pre-visit video will engage students and help them better understand their personal water use, explore Tucson's water sources, and prepare them for the on-site classroom presentation.
Originally launched in 2003, Powering Our Future’s eJourneys have been redeveloped. Offered by Salt River Project for 4th-6th grade students, these new interactive learning programs explore hydropower, solar, and wind renewable energies.
The Environmental Education Exchange, working in close collaboration with project partners develops educational materials on a wide variety of topics including water conservation, recycling, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electrical safety, living history, stormwater, air quality, bicycle and pedestrian safety, desert ecology, and southwestern archeology. Program partners include federal, state, and municipal governments and agencies, water and power utilities, universities, and other non-profit conservation and education organizations.