• The U.S. Geological Survey and Oregon State University have released maps of historical and projected temperature and precipitation changes at the county level for the continental U.S. This is the first time that information about actual and predicted changes in climate are available at this scale. The maps are based on downscaling of the 33 climate models used in the current Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report. Access the data at http://www.usgs.gov/climate_landuse/clu_rd/nex-dcp30.asp.

  • Nominations are being accepted for the third annual Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. The award recognizes outstanding K-12 teachers for excellence in integrating environmental education into the classroom. Learn more at http://www2.epa.gov/education/presidential-innovation-award-environmental-educators.


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