Kaley McLachlan-Burton is the Communications Coordinator for Clark County Solid Waste and Environmental Outreach, which includes the Clark County Green Schools program. You'll see her out in schools filming, photographing and documenting the amazing work done by local school green teams, to help share their stories. She also manages our...

Kaley McLachlan-Burton is the Communications Coordinator for Clark County Solid Waste and Environmental Outreach, which includes the Clark County Green Schools program. You'll see her out in schools filming, photographing and documenting the amazing work done by local school green teams, to help share their stories. She also manages our website, social media, newsletter, fliers and other communications materials. After receiving degrees in environmental studies and biology from the University of Washington, Kaley worked in environmental education and outreach in both the public and nonprofit sectors. When she's not at work she most enjoys reading, crafting and exploring with her husband and two rescue dogs.

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Aug
17

How Green Schools is adapting our work, to serve YOU!

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The days are getting shorter and some trees are even starting to show their fall colors. It feels like the start of a new school year is coming, but the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a wrench into our well-worn back-to-school routine. At Clark County Green Schools we've been spending the summer listening and learning how sustainability fits into our...
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Jun
12

2019-2020 Year in Review

2019-2020 Year in Review
Green Teams in schools throughout Clark County did some amazing work this school year. We are so proud of all their efforts to make their schools, and the greater community, more "green." Students, staff and volunteers showed immense commitment to sustainability in schools and being leaders in the community, showing what it can look like ...
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Apr
16

Join us for Earth Week Bingo!

Join us for Earth Week Bingo!
Not only is this the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, but this celebration of the planet that provides for us was founded by a Clark County native! Help us celebrate Earth Day and Clark County's long history of caring for our environment with a fun BINGO game. Complete any five activities to be entered to win prizes! Click on the links to g...
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Mar
31

Webinars, online training courses, forums and more: resources for school sustainability leaders

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​During the current school closure we want to help, in any way we can, support the school employees, parents and volunteers who are sustainability leaders for our schools. We've compiled some resources for teachers and students to continue their work, connect with each other and explore new ideas from home. We will try to update this page, and shar...
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Mar
20

Recap: elementary and middle school Student Summit

Recap: elementary and middle school Student Summit
​On Tuesday, March 10, 83 students from 18 schools, staff from seven partner organizations, Washington Green Schools and Clark County Green Schools came together for the annual Student Summit. In the past the Summit has been held in the fall in the form of a kickoff for Green Teams to start the school year with knowledge and resources to help ...
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