Inside Education has over 35 years of environmental and natural resource education under our belts. Check out some key points along the way.
Incorporated as FEESA
Friends Of The Environmental Education Society Of Alberta
Our First Learning Resource Developed
The Aquatic Invertebrate Monitoring Program (A.I.M.) For High School Biology Students
Jim Martin, Founder of FEESA Becomes Its First Employee
Our First Professional Development Program
A 14 Day Forestry Education Institute in Grande Prairie and a Water Education Institute in Lethbridge
Alberta’s First Climate Change Professional Development
Atmospheric Change Education Summer Institute
Our First In-School Program
Our First Multimedia Classroom Program
With Three 1-hour videos featuring Nathan Fillion…
Ya, that Nathan Fillion!
Established an Office in Calgary
with partnership from the University of Calgary
Our First Forest Field Site
Opened our first Forest Field site at Jumpingpound Demonstration in Kananaskis.
Our Presentation at NAAEE Conference
Invited to present at North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) Conference in South Padre Island, Texas.
Opened Des Crossley Demonstration Forest
Located in Rocky Mountain House.
Rebrand To Inside Education Society of Alberta
Steve McIsaac Becomes Executive Director
Launch of Wetlands Programming
In partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada.
Second ForestEDWest Conference
Celebrated 25 Years!
First Provincial Youth Summit
Generate: Youth Energy Literacy Summit
Purchased our Edmonton Office
We purchased a downtown house for our Edmonton office.
Hosted Navigate: Youth Water Education and Leadership Summit
Won ECO Canada’s Award for Canadian Environmental Employer of the Year
Established Our Third and Fourth Forest Field Sites
Huestis in Whitecourt and Evergreen in Grande Prairie.
Awarded Best Workplace for Working Parents
First Experiential Careers Education Program, Alberta Boreal Careers Summit
Held Our First Edmonton Based Junior High School Summit
Edmonton Energy Efficiency
Created Water Innovation and Stewardship Education Kits and Solar Lantern Projects For Electricity Education
Celebrated 30 Years!
Citizen Science Program Begins
With Clean Air Responsible Schools (C.A.R.S) and PlantWatch programs.
Creation of Jim Martin Legacy Fund
Established Our Wood Buffalo Forest Site and RMWB Regional Sustainability Summit
Jumpingpound Demonstration Forest Program Celebrates 20 Years
Our Programing Reaches over 110 Alberta Communities in One School Year
Inside Education adopts the A+ for Energy Program from BP Canada
Celebrate a Decade of Youth Education Summits
With our first agriculture summit: Cultivate