Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Feb
10

Get to Know Kris Potter!

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 Say hello to Kris Potter, the first paid School Garden Coordinator in Clark County! I had the pleasure of meeting with Kris to discuss how she became a professional School Garden Coordinator at Battle Ground Public School's River Homelink. Kris shared tips and inspiration for planning school gardens and some stories from her experie...

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Feb
08

EarthGen Winter Teacher Training Recap

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On Thursday, Feb. 2, EarthGen and Clark County Green Schools hosted the Winter Teacher Training at the West Park Community Room in downtown Vancouver. Teachers from all areas of education throughout Clark County, came together to learn how and why certification with EarthGen is valuable. The leaders of EarthGen provided guidance and advice in a col...

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Feb
08

Hockinson Middle School Compost Launch

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Clark County Green Schools is excited to announce the expansion of sort tables within the Hockinson School District! The Green Team at Hockinson Middle School remembered sorting their lunch waste in elementary school and asked the question, "why don't we sort our waste here?" With approximately half the student body as Hockinson Elementary, the mid...

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Jan
27

Join us for the Clark County Elementary School Student Summit on March 30th!

Calling all Clark County elementary school Green Teams! We are excited to announce the upcoming Elementary School Summit hosted in partnership with EarthGen this spring. Students and teachers from around the County will gather to engage with science and sustainable solution activities. Looking for some inspiration on what project to start...

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Jan
26

Clark County Green Schools is excited to welcome new Waste Connections Schools Educator, Crystal Moore to the team!

Crystal Moore recently joined the Waste Connections team as their Schools Waste Reduction Coordinator. Crystal comes to Waste Connections after working in the Public School System. After years of witnessing the inefficiency of school recycling, she realized that the best way to foster stewardship in youth is to promote education and outreach. Cryst...

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