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North American Association for Environmental Education

Climate Literacy WorkshopBy Kristen Iverson Poppleton, Education Program Manager On October 12 representatives from the Climate Literacy Network came together to provide an all day workshop at the North American Association for Environmental Education Conference.  The workshop, Climate Change Education:  Science, Solutions, Inspiration, and Empowerment, gave participants an introduction to climate science, common climate change […]

Fifth-graders show stories through food

By JUDY SHERARDjsherard@dailynews.net Being the only entries in the youth division of the Edible Books Festival at the Hays Public Library Saturday didn’t dampen the Roosevelt Elementary School students’ enthusiasm. The three edible projects were the culmination of literary luncheons where the fifth-grade students met once a week to discuss books after reading an assigned […]

Will Steger speak to school kids in Sandefjord, Norway

Will Steger was in close contact with students on the Skagerrak Primary School in City Gravel Road. It’s not every day an experienced polar explorer pops up in a classroom in Sandefjord. But the event has students excited in Skagerrak Primary School in City Road.  

NEA Hosts First Summit on Environmental Education

10/19/10 By Ilana Kowarski Uniting in a common cause for the first time, the NEA and the Ecological Society of America (ESA) co-sponsored a summit which attracted scholars from around the world, including acclaimed polar explorer Will Steger.  The summit, “Environmental Literacy for a Sustainable World,” focused on the following question:  How should educators prepare […]

New Impact For Polar Bears Years After Arctic Visit

New Impact For Polar Bears Years After Arctic Visit Reporting, Don Shelby (WCCO) Sep 30, 2010 11:10 pm US/Central In late fall, the polar bears migrate north through town to the forming ice where they can feed on seals. And after months of fasting, they can be hungry and dangerous. But their world is changing.

Will Steger Foundation secures funding from Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota’s Resources (LCCMR):

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Nicole Rom (612)-278-7147, or nicole@willstegerfoundation.org   Will Steger Foundation secures funding from Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota’s Resources (LCCMR):Engaging Students in Environmental Stewardship (Minneapolis, MN, May 18, 2010)- On May 15, 2010 Governor Pawlenty signed a bill into law that approved funds for 71 projects that focus on protecting Minnesota’s environment and natural […]

Literature – Grade 6 Textbook

by Holt-McDougal Publishing: Will Steger’s journals are published in a 6th grade Literature textbook for their “Life Stories: Biography and Autobiography” section. Will is given a four-page spread analysis of writing from the perspective of a contemporary explorer.  

Weather Channel – Will Steger

The Weather Channel’s Dr. Heidi Cullen features Will Steger in her Forecast Earth series. A story about adventurers who travel to the far ends of the earth to bring their observations of climate change. Click here to view the video.