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Orion Society

The Orion Society is a nonprofit environmental education organization, and publisher of Orion magazine and Orion Afield.
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Phone: 413.528.4422
Fax: 413.528.0676
E-Mail: orion@orionsociety.org
Website: http://www.orionsociety.org

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The Orion Society is an award-winning publisher, an environmental education organization, and a communications and support network for grassroots environmental and community organizations across the United States of America. It is a membership organization with 7,000 members, individual and institutional, representing all fifty states and fifteen foreign countries. The Orion Society`s work covers a broad spectrum, including teacher training and model classroom programs that have introduced hundreds of teachers in over 30 states to principles of "place-based" education, reading tours that have brought leading nature writers and poets to communities in over twenty states, conferences such as the historic Watershed Conference held in 1996 at the Library of Congress, and a variety of publications and online resources. The Orion Society`s flagship publication, Orion magazine (circulation 18,000), now in its sixteenth year, has been called "the literary, artistic, and philosophic voice of the environmental movement."

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