NYSOEA is a professional organization that promotes interdisciplinary life-long learning in,
for, and about the outdoors and seeks to inspire appreciation of the environment by all people.
- We promote public awareness of the value of outdoor and environmental education and interpretation.
- We foster a lifelong appreciation and sense of stewardship for the environment.
- We help classroom teachers and youth leaders use the outdoors to enrich their curricula and programs.
- We assist our members in expanding their knowledge and skills in using the environment for responsible educational purposes.
- We act as a unified voice supporting the fields of environmental education, outdoor education, interpretation and outdoor recreation.