Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Mar
19

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

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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Feb
06

Making connections: resources from the Master Composter Recyclers

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The Gardner School of Arts and Sciences is a small private school located in the Salmon Creek area of Clark County. This year, their staff have been working on certifying with Washington Green Schools and making their whole school a "Green Team." Two certification areas offer a chance for schools to work with our sister program, Clark County Master...

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Oct
02

Welcome the new AmeriCorps member to our Green Schools team!

Meet Kara Davis, our newest addition to the Clark County Green Schools team. As an AmeriCorps Washington Service Corps program member, she serves as our Environmental Outreach Coordinator.  Her main role is to conduct lunch visits to check in on schools and see how we can assist with waste reduction, composting and recycling. Kara is passionat...

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