VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: Graduate Students @ Monmouth University, NJ Organize School Supplies and Book Drive for Pine Ridge Schools!

Graduate students at Monmouth University in New Jersey organized a school supplies and book drive during the month of April to collect items to be sent to schools in the Pine Ridge Reservation. Students collected boxes of new supplies and items that will be sent to the Pine Ridge Girls’ School in the Porcupine district […]

Team LCE completes Antarctica Expedition & Native Youth Payton Sierra wins Bryce Courtney Award from 2041 Foundation

Team LCE went to Antarctica in April of 2016 with the IAE Expedition led by Robert Swan, and  considered the journey a tremendous success. LCE youth representative Payton Sierra reported that she left Antarctica with enthusiasm to share her experiences with youth in her community, and also to learn more about environmental sciences! During the course of […]

Antarctica Post #4: Deception Island

March 17, 2016 ~by Maggie Dunne and Payton Sierra Today is the day! Our first day on land! We woke up early to witness the ship’s entrance to Deception Island – one of the South Shetland Islands. We were thrilled and could hardly wait to get our feet on solid ground. We departed from our […]