Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
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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Aug
25

Sustainable Back to School Traditions

Let's kick off this school year the sustainable way! Returning back to classroom learning this fall is a big milestone for local students. There are some simple sustainable and eco-friendly ways of maintaining the traditions of this exciting season – like decorating last year's backpack or thrift shopping for the perfect first day of school outfit!...

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