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ASEH is excited to announce Environmental History Week 2023!

Environmental History Week is an international celebration of environmental history, organized by environmental historians of all stripes to foster scholarly collaboration, teaching and public engagement with environmental history.  This year, In 2023, Environmental History Week will highlight local public-facing environmental history events and activities.


Environmental History Week is April 16-23, 2023.

EHW 2023 will support and promote local events that connect environmental historians, community institutions and organizations, and people interested in learning about their local environments and how they can get involved.

Environmental History Week events can take many forms. In person, face-to-face events could be walking or biking tours of your community; hands-on projects in collaboration with non-profits in your area; environmental history lectures on a campus or at a public library or museum; or a film series. 

Digital events are welcome, too, from online conferences to streamed films with online discussions; self-guided field trips; or a virtual museum exhibits. We want to engage local communities to learn about environmental history.

Environmental History Week 2023 will provide rich opportunities for intellectual exchange, and for engaging the public, K-12 teachers, and scholars in adjacent fields. 

We will post more information about adding your event to the the EHW 2023 Calendar, our partners, grants, and planning successful events. For now, save the date and start planning your event for April 16-23, 2023. See you at Environmental History Week 2023.

Please promote your events with the hashtag #EHW2023.

Check back here for details on ASEH-sponsored events happening in your area.

Guidelines for creating events: Be open. Be creative. Be green. 

About Environmental History Week


Submit Your Event for EHW 2023

International Partners

Teaching EH Week

Guidelines and Tips

Frequently Asked Questions

Best Practices for Organizing EHW Events

ASEH thanks AHA and NEH for their support of this program.

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