Humane Environmental Education Programs

HEED® Programs

 

Our humane environmental education programs are suitable for learners of all ages and venues including conferences, businesses, green fests, schools, colleges, universities, libraries, community and educational organizations.  Custom speaking engagements are available upon request.  Past presentations have included a variety of education topics including:

 

  • art in social movements
  • eco-conscious community building
  • eco-friendly design practices
  • empathy building through the arts and music
  • ethnobotany
  • sustainable gardening practices
  • personal sustainability and green living practices
  • benefits of unplugging & reconnecting to nature
  • wildlife habitat gardening
  • place-based education
  • intergenerational environmental learning programs
  • senior environmental education learning programs
  • humane environmental education theory and practice

 

View our HEED® Programs Photo Gallery to see examples our programs in action.  Programs and Events are made available through donations from the public.

 

Contact us to schedule a program or learn more. 

 

HEED® Past Events

Party for the Planet: Planetpalooza Earth Day Festival

Saturday April 22, 2017

5-8 p.m.

 

Westwing Park

27100 N. Westwing Pkwy.

Peoria, AZ 85345

 

How will you go green in 2017?

 

Join HEED® at the City of Peoria's Party for the Planet: Planetpalooza Earth Day Festival 2017.  Join the fun with family friendly learning activities, handcrafted food, music, entertainment, prizes, and giveaways.  HEED® will be in orbit and available to discuss a variety of sustainability issues and engage visitors in a collaborative communty art project.

 

Earth Day Celebration 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

Glendale Community College

Student Union Building

6000 West Olive Avenue

Glendale, AZ 85302

 

How will you go green in 2017?

 

Join the Earth Day Celebration at Glendale Community College.  Humane Environmental Education (HEED®) will be available to discuss environmental issues impacting Arizona along with other local environmental groups, events, and speakers.

 

HEED® will be available to discuss a variety of sustainability issues and engage visitors in a collaborative student art project.

 

Earth Day Celebration: April 21, 2016

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

Glendale Community College

Student Union Building

6000 West Olive Avenue

Glendale, AZ 85302

 

Join the Earth Day Celebration at Glendale Community College.  Humane Environmental Education (HEED®) Founder and Director Liz Stanislav will be available to discuss environmental issues impacting Arizona along with other local environmental groups, events, and speakers. 

 

Sustainable Gardening in Arizona: March 10, 2016

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

 

Phoenix Public Library

Desert Broom Branch

29710 N. Cave Creek Rd., 85331


Liz Stanislav, a certified environmental educator and permaculture designer, will discuss sustainable gardening practices suitable for the unique Sonoran Desert landscape. Topics include the need for sustainable communities in Arizona, plant selection, composting, wildlife conservation, and the benefits of neighborhood beautification.

 

Contact (602) 262-4636 for information.

 

Balance-Unbalance:  International Conference

March 27-29, 2015

 

 

 

Water, Climate and Place: Reimagining Environments

[Arts + Sciences x Technology = Environment / Responsibility]

 

Arizona State University Tempe Campus

 

HEED® Founder Liz Stanislav will discuss how the arts are a powerful medium for empathy building and creating positive social change through a historical and contemporary lens on Sunday, March 29th.  Topics will include how to integrate art into positive social change, the visual symbolism behind the environmental movement, and how the arts are currently being integrated into environmental education to create responsible environmental behavior change. 

 

Registration via the Balance Unbalance website.

 

Humane Environmental Education Workshop

January 17, 2015

Be the Change:  Personal Sustainability at Work, Home and Play:  12:00-1:00 p.m.

 

North Mountain Visitor Center

North Mountain Preserve

12950 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022

 

 
Liz Stanislav, a humane environmental educator, will discuss the benefits of living an eco-friendly and cruelty-free lifestyle while at work, home and play. Topics include reducing one’s ecological footprint through compassionate, sustainable and healthy lifestyle practices to create a well-rounded environmentally conscious lifestyle, workplace and community.

 

 

HEED: Implementing Environmental Education Through A Humane Lens

October 9, 2014 - 9:20-10:00 a.m.

 

NAAEE Conference

Ottawa Convention Center

55 Colonel By Drive, ON K1N 0J2

 

 

LizziDesign Humane Environmental Education will be presenting HEED:  Implementing Environmental Education Through A Humane Lens at the 43rd North American Association for Environmental Education conference in Ottawa Canada.

 

Registration via the NAAEE website.

 

Art in Social Movements:  October 6, 2014 

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 -2:30 p.m.

 

University of Minnesota

Departement of Art, Room 134

405 21st Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55455

 

Liz Stanislav, Founder and Director of Humane Environmental Education (HEED®) will discuss how art is a powerful medium for postive social change through a historical and contemporary lens.  Topics will include how to integrate art into positive social change, the symbolism of historical social movements, and how art is currently being integrated into social movements today.

 

Contact Us to register for this event.

 

The Sustainability Solutions Festival 

February 17-22

 

 

Hosted by ASU Global Institute of Sustainability and Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives

 

The Sustainability Solutions Festival encourages, rewards and celebrates inventors, entrepreneurs, designers and creative thinkers who develop solutions to sustainability challenges.

 

The Festival is proud to partner with GreenBiz Group and the Sustainability Consortium as a convening host for their events that will take place in venues throughout the greater Phoenix area that week.

 

Sustainability Solutions Family Day

Monday, February 17

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Arizona Science Center

 

Enjoy President’s Day with the family by exploring the world of science and sustainability at the Arizona Science Center. The ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives are providing 1,500 free tickets to K-12 students who put their knowledge of sustainability into action and participate in the Bear Essential News Sustainability Challenge. Never stop wondering.

 

LizziDesign Humane Environmental Education will present Create a Desert Zen Garden, a place-based humane environmental education program that encourages xeriscape and native plant gardeing to conserve water and attract beneficial insect and wildlife to your yard.  Kids may created their own zen gardens by participating in a creative nature insprired hands-on activity.

 

Museum entry fee required.

 

Sustainability Solutions Celebration

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m

Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ

 

Celebrate innovators and scholars who develop solutions to sustainability challenges at this business casual affair while experiencing sustainability from Arizona’s past and the planet’s future. Guests will enjoy local food, drinks and entertainment while exploring the historic Heard Museum to complete their Passport to Sustainability, a personalized, playful, informative and interactive guide to the evening’s festivities located throughout the museum complex.

 

LizziDesign Humane Environmental Education, will be recognized as a local nonprofit striving to make the world a better place for all species great and small through humane environmental education.

 

GreenBiz Forum registration or celebration invitation is required.

 

Picnic in the Park

Saturday, February 22, 2014

10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Tempe City Hall at 6th Street Park

 

The Sustainability Solutions Festival finishes with a grand celebration to round out the week on Saturday with Picnic in the Park at Tempe City Hall at Sixth Street Park. This public event will include inspirational activities and entertainment for community members and future innovators of sustainability and honor the spirit of farm to table and the value of where our food comes from.

 

Enjoy some of the Valley’s favorite local food trucks, farmers’ market, kids’ activities and local entertainment.

 

LizziDesign Humane Environmental Education will present Create a Desert Zen Garden, a place-based humane environmental education program that encourages xeriscape and native plant gardeing to conserve water and attract beneficial insect and wildlife to your yard.  Kids may created their own zen gardens by participating in a creative nature insprired hands-on activity.

 

RSVP - Free