Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Apr
22

Clark County Green Award Winners, Green Schools

The Clark County Green Awards is an annual celebration of our community's best environmental champions. Awards recognize outstanding sustainability work being done by individuals, organizations and businesses in Clark County. Winners are selected from individuals, businesses and schools nominated by our community as recognition of their green effor...

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Mar
01

Setting Up a New School Garden and Outdoor Classroom Space

The Lower Columbia Nature Network (LCNN) recently hosted a teacher workshop highlighting the value of outdoor classrooms and gardens in our local schools. This workshop focused on various topics including how to start a new school garden and outdoor learning space, garden organization, summer garden maintenance and resources available for educ...

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Feb
04

Sustainable Valentine’s Day Festivities for the Classroom

Don't forget to celebrate love for our planet during your Valentine's Day festivities this year! It's no secret that classroom Valentine's traditions generate tons of trash - quite literally! Every year, over one billion Valentine's cards are manufactured, transported, purchased and thrown away - that's a lot of paper waste! Many Val...

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Dec
22

Join us for the Clark County Virtual Winter Educator Training - Feb. 3

The Clark County Green Schools team and EarthGen are looking forward to seeing you at our Virtual Winter Educator Training on Thursday, February 3rd from 4-5:30pm. At this training, you will connect with other educators from around the county and receive the tools and resources you need to complete your certification projects. Plus, you'l...

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Oct
28

Apply for the Waste Not Washington School Awards!

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To help schools accomplish their sustainability goals and incorporate more environmental concepts into curricula, the Washington State Department of Ecology is offering awards of up to $5,000 through their Waste Not Washington School Awards program. This is a great opportunity if you need some extra support to expand an existing project or want to&...

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