The 2015 conference, "Changing Currents," at the University of Oregon School of Law in Eugene includes over 125 panels, workshops, and multimedia presentations addressing a broad spectrum of environmental law and advocacy.
Sponsored by the National Press Foundation, the Thomas L. Stokes Award for Best Energy Writing offers a $1,000 award and citation for best analysis, commentary or reporting on the subject of energy and natural resources, in any form — oil, gas, coal, nuclear, water, solar, etc. Deadline is Mar 6, 2015.
In the U.S., youth between the ages of 13 and 21 may enter in one of three age categories, as individuals or as part of a class or group. Participants investigate an environmental issue and report on it in writing, photography, or video. Deadline: March 13, 2015.
Journalists working for U.S., Canadian or Mexican newspapers, magazine, broadcast organizations (including cable) or online sites accessible to the general public are eligible to apply, as are freelancers. $5,000 prize. Deadline is March 15, 2015.
Sponsored by the American Geophysical Union, these awards recognize excellence in feature and news reporting that enhances public awareness and understanding of the sciences encompassed by AGU: the study of the Earth, Sun, solar system, and their environments and components. $5,000 prizes. Deadline: Mar 15th.
Young people will develop their written, speaking, communication and leadership skills, while learning about diversity, through the Asian American Journalists Association's JCamp in Minneapolis, Aug 3-8, 2015. The program is not limited to Asian American students; it's open to all high school students. Apply by March 15th.
March 15, 2015 is the deadline for students to apply for Fall 2015 reporting internships with the Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington Program. Students studying print, online, broadcast and photo journalism are eligible for the program. Includes stipend and free housing.
To encourage students to sharpen their abilities to communicate the outdoor experience, the OWAA offers the annual Norm Strung Youth Writing Contest. Cash awards for senior (grades 9-12) and junior (grades 6-8) divisions. Deadline: Mar 16, 2015.
The 2015 ASEH annual conference, taking place in Washington, DC near Georgetown, will feature 11 field trips and more than 100 sessions discussing climate change, environmental justice, endangered species, public lands, energy policy, forestry management, natural disasters, and other topics. A large exhibit area will feature the latest research and scholarship in environmental history.
On December 19, 2014, EPA’s Administrator signed the first ever federal rule regulating the disposal of coal ash, determining it should be regulated as a solid waste. The Environmental Law Institute invites you to Washington, DC (or via teleconference) for an in-depth examination of the final coal ash rule. Panelists will explain the rule’s workings and answer questions.