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Environmental Literacy


About Environmental Literacy in MD

​The purpose of Maryland's Environmental Education program is to enable students to make decisions and take actions that create and maintain an optimal relationship between themselves and the environment, and to preserve and protect the unique natural resources of Maryland, particularly those of the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed.

The Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (CBNERR) and Environmental Literacy.

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Additional Resources

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MSDE Environmental Education

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MSDE ELit Toolkit:

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Academic Standards

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Environmental Literacy Goal

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