Steve Van Matre

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Steve Van Matre teaching a workshop

Steve Van Matre (born March 20, 1941) is an American environmental activist, author and educator. He is the founder of the Earth Education movement and chair of the Institute for Earth Education.[1] Steve was a professor In the Leisure and Environmental Resources Association(LERA) at George Williams College Downers Grove ill in the 70's and eighties.[citation needed]


Van Matre was a professor of environmental education and interpretation at George Williams College (later Aurora University).[2]

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  1. ^ Johnson, Kirk (1989-11-21). "In Schools, New Emphasis on Environment". New York Times. ...Steve Van Matre, chairman of the Institute for Earth Education of Warrenville, Ill.
  2. ^ "People, Places and Things". Illinois Parks and Recreation. March–April 1986. p. 34.

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