IZE Reading List

Conservation Education/Environmental Education

    • Ardoin, N.M. and Bowers, A.W. (In press.) Trends in Philanthropic Giving: Foundation Support of Environmental Education. Journal of Environmental Education.


    • Ardoin, N.M. and Heimlich, J. (Accepted.) Views from the Field: Educators’ and Practitioners’ Perceptions of Education as a Strategy in Support of Conservation Outcomes. Submitted to Journal of Environmental Education.



    • Cornell, Joseph. (1998). Sharing Nature with Children: 20 th Anniversary Edition, Revised and Expanded. Sierra Nevada, CA: Dawn Publications.


    • Heimlich, J. and Ardoin, N. 2008. Understanding Behavior to Understand Behavior Change: A Literature Review. Environmental Education Research 14(3): 215-237.


    • Jacobson, Susan K.; McDuff, Mallory D.; Monroe, Martha C. (2006). Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques. Oxford, NY: Oxford University Press.


    • Louv, Richard. (2005). Last Child in the Woods. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.



    • Sobel, David. (1999). Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart of Nature Education (Nature Literacy Series Vol. 1). Great Barrington, MA: The Orion Society.


    • Sobel, David. (2004). Place-based Education: Connecting Classrooms & Communities (Nature Literacy Series Vol. 4) (New Patriotism Series, 4). Great Barrington, MA : The Orion Society.


  • Van Matre, Steve.(1990). Earth Education, A New Beginning. The Institute for Earth Education. ISBN 0-917011-02-3.