Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Jun
01

Clark County Green Schools is Hiring - Apply to be an AmeriCorps Team Member!

Clark County Green Schools is seeking AmeriCorps applicants for Fall 2022! The member serving in this position will support schools by assisting with wasted food prevention and rescue program development, maintenance of schools' existing sort tables, and waste reduction lessons and activities. Clark County Green Schools is committed to serving our ...

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Apr
27

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with your Class

Thousands of migratory bird species will be flying over Clark County skies over the next several weeks. As we enjoy the warmer weather and longer days that Spring brings, we also celebrate the return of many bird species that call the Pacific Northwest their summer home. World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated internationally on May 14th. World Migr...

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Apr
22

Clark County Green Award Winners, Green Schools

The Clark County Green Awards is an annual celebration of our community's best environmental champions. Awards recognize outstanding sustainability work being done by individuals, organizations and businesses in Clark County. Winners are selected from individuals, businesses and schools nominated by our community as recognition of their green effor...

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Mar
01

Setting Up a New School Garden and Outdoor Classroom Space

The Lower Columbia Nature Network (LCNN) recently hosted a teacher workshop highlighting the value of outdoor classrooms and gardens in our local schools. This workshop focused on various topics including how to start a new school garden and outdoor learning space, garden organization, summer garden maintenance and resources available for educ...

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Feb
04

Sustainable Valentine’s Day Festivities for the Classroom

Don't forget to celebrate love for our planet during your Valentine's Day festivities this year! It's no secret that classroom Valentine's traditions generate tons of trash - quite literally! Every year, over one billion Valentine's cards are manufactured, transported, purchased and thrown away - that's a lot of paper waste! Many Val...

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