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

Project Dragonfly's Director of Communications & Research Jamie Anzano and Associate Director of Masters Programs Kevin Matteson provided details and responded to questions about the Global Field Program, the Advanced Inquiry Program, and Earth Expeditions in Dragonfly's first webinar. Anzano and Matteson also discussed a typical day in the field, work in our web-based learning community, and our master's degrees. Short excerpts from the full webinar are also provided below.

Full one-hour Dragonfly webinar

Short video about Earth Expeditions

Short video about our master's degrees

Appeared 2018
Published in Green Teacher

In "Conservation through Creative Writing" Advanced Inquiry Program alum Elizabeth Levinson explores conservation through writing and literature and offers educators new opportunities for building literacy skills and meeting Common Core Standards. Levinson found that "students become more engaged in writing lessons that focus on animals," which can potentially impact how students view their relationships with animals and the environment.

Appeared 2018
Published in Green Teacher

In "Little Bats: A Big Deal" Global Field Program grad and teacher Sarah Pappalardo inspires her classroom to help bats. Bats, which are important for insect control, crop pollination, and nutrient dispersal, face muiltiple threats including white-nose syndrome and climate change.

Appeared 2018
Published in Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science

In "Incidence of black band disease, brown band disease, and white syndrome in branching corals on the Great Barrier Reef" Advanced Inquiry Program student Marsha Sisney and co-authors Hays Cummins, Earth Expeditions: Australia instructor, and Chris Wolfe, longtime Dragonfly affiliate, compare the prevalence of coral disease between Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Zones in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Australia, to determine if branching coral communities are prone to infection with black band disease, brown band disease, and white syndrome.

Appeared 2018
Published in Legacy

In "Social Shifts in Animal Interpretation" Global Field Program alum Kathi McQueen walks us through the history of captive animal management and the shifts in creating effective animal experiences.

Appeared 2018
Published in Edutopia

In "Getting Kids Outdoors with Technology" Global Field Program student and educator Samantha Betancur recommends some online, user-friendly tools -- including Journey North, Project Noah, Project Squirrel, iNaturalist, and Project FeederWatch -- that encourage students to get hands-on experience with nature.

Appeared 2018
Published in Ithaca Child

In "A Sensory Walk in Nature" Global Field Program student Lisa Scanlon encourages families to go outdoors and experience the world in new ways -- using our senses to enjoy nature. Scanlon suggests trying an "alphabet hike" or mapping your favorite areas and much more.