Kaley is originally from Clark County, and returned after earning degrees in biology and environmental studies from the University of Washington. She has worked with various environmental education programs, both public and private, doing volunteer management, marketing and outreach, and event coordination.

Kaley can often be found at the dog...

Kaley is originally from Clark County, and returned after earning degrees in biology and environmental studies from the University of Washington. She has worked with various environmental education programs, both public and private, doing volunteer management, marketing and outreach, and event coordination.

Kaley can often be found at the dog park, paddle-boarding, or photographing wildlife while on adventures with her husband and rescue dog.

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Oct
16

Change is hard but "you gotta try it": Hockinson Heights' waste reduction journey

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Change is hard, but at Hockinson Heights Elementary they haven't let that stop them from making huge changes to make their school more sustainable. When we started working with them in 2017, all the waste from lunch was being thrown in the garbage, including recyclables. In order for change to happen there needs to be someone to take the first...
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Aug
08

Field Trip! Dirt Hugger Tour Recap

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With many schools serving over 350 meals each day, and the rest of the student body bringing meals from home with a wide array of foods and packaging, a lot of waste is generated in the cafeteria. Clark County currently sends over 200 shipping containers, each filled with 60,000 pounds of trash, to the landfill each week. In an effort to reduce was...
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Jan
14

Schedule an NGSS/CCSS-aligned activity!

Schedule an NGSS/CCSS-aligned activity!
​Clark County Green Schools has worked to take the in-class and field experiences we offer and align them to formal learning standards: Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English language arts/literacy and math. Our goal is to help teachers provide students with engaging, interesting learning exp...
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Dec
19

"These students inspired us." - Taking action with Camas students

"These students inspired us." - Taking action with Camas students
While Clark County Green Schools focuses on providing assistance and resources to help schools with waste and recycling, we aim to support schools in all of their sustainability efforts. That can mean connecting schools to community partners and resources, assisting with project planning, or even getting our hands dirty!On Friday, December 14t...
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Dec
05

Cart to Compost - new video!

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​One of the things Clark County Green Schools does is help schools reduce waste by providing tools and education for proper recycling and food composting in cafeterias. That sounds simple, but when you have hundreds of students of varying ages hurrying through the cafeteria, it's easy for contamination to happen. When a recycling or food waste...
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