News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
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, 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 with their schoo...
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Mar
19

Learning about sustainability and the environment from home - resources and activities!

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Here at Clark County Green Schools, we are definitely missing getting to work with the amazing students and staff at local schools as they work to make the community greener. Schools may be closed, but we would like to share some of our favorite FREE activities and online resources for exploring sustainability and environmental topics from home. NO...
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Mar
19

Local high school student leaders come together at national conference

Local high school student leaders come together at national conference
​Clark County Green Schools and Washington Green Schools teamed up with Oregon Green Schools and the Center for Green Schools to host a High School Student Summit during the national Green Schools Conference & Expo in Portland in early March. The Green Schools Conference & Expo is a yearly national conference for sc...
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Mar
04

School garden tour recap and upcoming events

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NOTE: The event scheduled for March 24th has been cancelled. The WSU-Extension Master Gardeners, in partnership with the Clark County Nature Network, kicked off their first school garden tour of the season at River HomeLink in Battle Ground. With spring right around the corner, it was a great opportunity for those involved with school gardens ...
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Feb
28

Explore Your Watershed - New Interactive StoryMap

Explore Your Watershed - New Interactive StoryMap
The information was written by Eric Lambert, Clean Water Outreach Specialist at Clark County Public Works, Clean Water Division.Clark County educators have a new digital tool to explore local watersheds in the classroom. Stormwater Partners of Southwest Washington recently launched Explore Your Watershed, an interactive StoryMap, as part ...
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