Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information

School garden tour recap and upcoming events

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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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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Making connections: resources from the Master Composter Recyclers


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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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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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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