Earth Expeditions
Brazil - Saving Golden Lion Tamarins
Brazil - Saving Golden Lion Tamarins
Galápagos: Islands of Change
Baja California, Mexico: Field Methods
Paraguay: Eco-Leadership
Costa Rica Ecology & Ecotourism
Hawai‘i: Saving Species
Queensland, Australia: Great Barrier Reef
Mongolia: Steppe Ecology & Civic Media
India: Species, Deities, & Communities
Guyana: Local Wisdom & Conservation
Borneo: Primate Conservation
Amazon: Avian & Tropical Ecology
Thailand: Buddhism and Conservation
Namibia: Great Cat Conservation
Belize: Approaches to Environmental Stewardship
Kenya: Wildlife & People in Integrated Landscapes

Dragonfly Media

Dragonfly students, staff, and partners are doing inspiring work to benefit human and ecological communities throughout the world. Read articles and media by them and about them by scrolling through the links below.

Appeared 2017
Published by Illinois Forestry Association

In "Native Landscaping Along the Front Forty" Advanced Inquiry Program graduate David Coulter offers ideas for enhancing the interface between the road, your home site, and the woods.

Appeared 2017
Published in Current Conservation

In "Does conservation success depend on the local community? A review of community-based orangutan conservation in Southeast Asia" Advanced Inquiry Program graduate Katie Badowski examines the effectiveness of community-based approaches to orangutan conservation in Southeast Asia.

Appeared 2017
Earth Expeditions: Paraguay Field Reflection by Jamie Herget

GFP student Jamie Herget of Chicago, Ill., reflects on her Earth Expeditions: Paraguay course: "Once all of the students arrived it was very clear that it was going to be like no other EE and...leave an impact on me forever...I was energized by the opportunity to learn from others about how to become a better leader in our field."

Appeared 2017
Published in Green Living

In "Birdseeds of Knowledge" Advanced Inquiry Program student Julia Wright creates a nature-observing activity to foster environmental understanding.

Appeared 2017
Published in Applied Environmental Education & Communication

In "Conservation education in schools: Aligning teachers’ perceptions with students’ attitudes" Global Field Program graduate Melany Sutherland explores teachers' perceptions and students' attitudes about conservation education. Through surveys distributed to teachers across multiple schools in the same district and to students from one suburban high school in Kansas, Sutherland found that "most teachers and students agree that a multifaceted approach that actively engages students across the curriculum, and throughout all grades, in learning about the environment and conservation would be most effective."

Appeared 2017
Published in Green Teacher

In "The Future of Evolution" Global Field Program student and architectural foundation education director Christen Lubbers creates a lesson plan that puts the topic of evolution into the hands of fourth through eighth grade students.

Appeared 2017
Published in Green Teacher

In "Pledging for Change" Advanced Inquiry Program student and teacher Heidi Paul creates a lesson plan that engages high school students in modifying their personal actions to help the environment.