The second annual Loudoun Student Environmental Action Showcase (SEAS) will be held virtually on web and social media platforms during SEAS Week: April 19 – 25, 2021. The event is co-hosted by the Loudoun Environmental Education Alliance (LEEA) and the Northwest Virginia Regional GREENetwork.
The purpose of Loudoun SEAS is to amplify youth voices in environmental problem solving by showcasing to a real-world audience how students have meaningfully contributed to environmental stewardship in Loudoun County.
“I’m excited to participate in the SEAS event because I want to bring
a greater awareness to the local community about the importance of
stream health and how people can get involved.” – Emma Lloyd, 13,
This week-long event will showcase student-created videos of environmentally-themed projects and ongoing activities. Individual students, green/eco-action teams, environmental clubs and youth groups are invited to share how they have connected with nature this past challenging year by sharing their work on reducing waste, conserving energy, improving water quality, preserving natural habitat and other sustainability-minded projects in their schools and communities.
Participation is open to all K-12 students in Loudoun County representing public and private schools, homeschoolers and members of community-based youth organizations such as 4-H clubs and Scout troops. In addition, community partners will provide video exhibitions on how students and the community can benefit from their programs and services.
Student Registration: Students interested in participating in the showcase must register by April 5, 2021. Participants are asked to create a video (5 minutes maximum) highlighting their ongoing environmental stewardship efforts, discoveries or project. Please review the student video criteria.
Community Partner Registration: Community partners can also register their organization by April 5, 2021. There is no cost to participate in this event, however we encourage all organizations to join LEEA. Partners will provide a 3 minute maximum video showcasing their eco-focused services and support of the Loudoun community.
For more information about Loudoun SEAS, please email SEAS@loudounnature.org.
About the Loudoun Environmental Education Alliance
Since 2007, LEEA has fostered environmental stewardship within Loudoun County by promoting education, cultivating collaboration, and inspiring community engagement. LEEA serves residents of all ages, including educators, K-12 students, families and groups interested in environmental education.
About the Northwest Virginia Regional GREENetwork
The Northwest Virginia Regional GREENetwork is comprised of over 160 environmental educators from Loudoun, Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick and Warren Counties, as well as Winchester Public Schools. The GREENetwork was founded in 2007 as a means of collaborating with other sustainably-minded schools and groups in Loudoun County. Its vision is to promote environmental literacy and stewardship with the region’s environmental school clubs.