Carly Marshall is the newest AmeriCorps member with Clark County Green Schools, serving from September 2018 until August 2019 as an Environmental Outreach Coordinator. She is excited to help students reduce their environmental impact and grow a healthier community.

Carly grew up in Clark County and has returned to the area after studying...

Carly Marshall is the newest AmeriCorps member with Clark County Green Schools, serving from September 2018 until August 2019 as an Environmental Outreach Coordinator. She is excited to help students reduce their environmental impact and grow a healthier community.

Carly grew up in Clark County and has returned to the area after studying environmental science and resource management at the University of Washington's School of Forestry. She has done research on old growth trees and has worked in natural resource policy. Carly can be found enjoying the beautiful trails of the Columbia River Gorge or napping with her dogs.

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Jul
10

AmeriCorps: A Year in Review

AmeriCorps: A Year in Review
With only three weeks left, I'm looking back at my service term as the AmeriCorps for Clark County Green Schools. As with most things, I like to focus on the numbers. I was able to visit 70 schools during lunch time, do 14 waste audits, teach ten lessons, help implement five milk dispensers, and work at three big events. All in all, I got to intera...
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Jun
06

Milk Dispensers by the Numbers

Milk Dispensers by the Numbers
This has been a big year. Partnering with five schools in four different districts, we conducted a pilot project to see if milk dispensers could help reduce cafeteria waste. Through a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology, we provided schools with dispensers and washable cups to serve milk in instead of cartons. We measure...
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Apr
23

We're Hiring! AmeriCorps 2019-2020

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Clark County Green Schools is hiring! The application for our 2019-2020 AmeriCorps position is now open. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our team as an outreach coordinator.  As the current AmeriCorps, I help schools all over Clark County with waste reduction and other environmental efforts. Every day...
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Apr
05

A Lasting School Garden

A Lasting School Garden
"We could not maintain this garden without the help of Clark students", organizer Bobbi Bellomy said at the conclusion of a two hour work party at Hazel Dell Elementary School. In mid-March, Clark College students helped clean up the school garden as part of their food and health class. They prepared beds for spring planting by adding compost and l...
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Mar
08

AmeriCorps Week

AmeriCorps Week
Have your students heard about AmeriCorps? It's a national employment program that pairs young Americans with service opportunities. It is a great way for high school or college graduates to gain real world job experience while giving back to their communities. The program provides a strong support network and an educational scholarship. ...
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