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Environmental Education Curriculum Resources

Information on California state departments, boards, and commissions with oversight responsibility to protect California's environment.

Curriculum Guides

Education and the Environment Initiative External link opens in new window or tab.
The mission of the Education and Environment Initiative is to develop a unified strategy to bring education about the environment into school districts using the Model Curriculum Plan and California's Environmental Principles and Concepts.

Resources from CEEIN Members

The following is a list of resources available from CEEIN members.

California Department of Education

Environmental Education Program
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Office
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-323-5847
Fax: 916-323-2833
Web site: California Department of Education

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California Environmental Protection Agency

1001 I Street
P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, CA
95812-2815
Education Web site: California Environmental Protection Agency External link opens in new window or tab.

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California Air Resources Board

Office of the Ombudsman
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-322-6925 (Education Contact) or 916-323-6791 (Office of the Ombudsman)
Fax: 916-322-4737
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Department of Pesticide Regulation

1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-324-4100
Fax: 916-324-4088
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Department of Toxic Substances Control

Education Unit
P.O. Box 806 (FLR 22-1)
Sacramento, CA 95812-0806
Phone: 916-323-9482
Fax: 916-327-0978
Web site: Department of Toxic Substances Control External link opens in new window or tab.

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Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814 or
P.O. Box 4010
Sacramento, CA 95812-4010
Phone: 916-324-7572
Fax: 916-322-9705
Web site: Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment External link opens in new window or tab.

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California Water Boards

Public Affairs Office
1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-341-5254
Fax: 916-341-5252
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California Coastal Commission

45 Fremont Street, Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 800-COAST-4U
Fax: 415-904-5400
Email: coast4u@coastal.ca.gov External link opens in new window or tab.
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California Conservation Corps

1719 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: 916-341-3100, 800-952-5627
Fax: 916-323-4989
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California Energy Commission

1516 Ninth Street MS-29
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-654-4989
Fax: 916-653-5590 and #8211; Attention: Media and Communications Office
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Department of Boating and Waterways

2000 Evergreen Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95815-3888
Phone: (888) 326-2822
Fax: 916-263-0357
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Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Public Affairs Office
801 K Street, MS 17-15
Sacramento, CA 95814-3533
Phone: 916-341-6300
E-mail: opa@calrecycle.ca.gov
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Department of Fish and Wildlife

1416 Ninth Street, Room 117
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: General Information 916-653-6420; Aquatic WILD (888) 945-3334 or 916-653-6132
Fax: 916-653-1856
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Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

P.O. Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 94244-2460
Phone: Project Learning Tree 530-394-7003
Fire Prevention 916-653-9952
Fax: 916-653-6378
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Department of Parks and Recreation

P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001
Phone: State Park Store 916-653-4000 General Information 916-653-6995
Fax: 916-654-6374
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Department of Water Resources

P.O. Box 942836
Sacramento, CA 94236-0001
Phone: Publications Office 916-653-1097
Public Affairs Office, Education Program 916-653-9892
Fax: 916-653-4684
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California Department of Food and Agriculture

1220 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: Invasive Species Campaign 916-654-0768 Public Affairs 916-654-0462
Fax: 916-657-4240
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Email: Invasive Species Campaign: Steve Schoenig at sschoenig@cdfa.ca.gov; Public Affairs: Steve Lyle at Slyle@cdfa.ca.gov

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Curriculum Resources

Environmental Education Compendia Series

Topical compilations containing descriptive evaluations of high quality, supplemental, environmental education curricula for kindergarten through grade twelve.

Communities: A review of curricula on natural and built environments
Available for free through the Department of Water Resources water education form External link opens in new window or tab.

Compendium for Energy Resources External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
This compendium is an easy-to-use guide to environmental education materials focusing on energy resources.

Integrated Waste Management and Used Oil
Information on quality instructional materials, which have been teacher-evaluated.
(Call CDE Press at 1-800-995-4099 and ask for publication number 009721)

Water Resources
Available for free through the Department of Water Resources water education form External link opens in new window or tab.

Questions:   Anne Stephens | astephens@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0241
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