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Learn More: Four-dimensional Ecology Education (4DEE) Framework Defined

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View the Four Dimensional Ecology Education (4DEE) Framework in Outline Format

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The Four-Dimensional Ecology Education (4DEE) Framework Initiative has its roots in 30 years of debate among ecologists and ESA leaders calling  for a framework for ecoliteracy that would provide basic comprehension of necessary ecological terminology and concepts to improve informed public policy and other ecological problem-solving decisions. 

We welcome your feedback on how you might have already applied the framework in your teaching / program / projects and how you might use it in the future.  Your feedback will help us refine the framework and understand how we might be able to support your efforts.

To access the four-dimensional framework, please visit: http://www.esa.org/4DEE/framework/


Please contact:

George Middendorf, Howard University  or Bob Pohlad, Ferrum College