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Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Sep
09

In case you missed it: Green Schoolyards and Gardens webinar series recordings

In case you missed it: Green Schoolyards and Gardens webinar series recordings
Clark County has a wealth of content experts on school gardens and outdoor classrooms! Let's learn together! A free webinar series started in August for school garden coordinators, green team leaders, parents, community members, administrators or school facility staff. The series is coordinated by the Clark County Nature Network, a coalition of org...
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Aug
14

Local Green Schoolyards and Gardens webinar series - starting August 19th!

Local Green Schoolyards and Gardens webinar series - starting August 19th!
Clark County has a wealth of content experts on school gardens and outdoor classrooms. Let's all learn together!  Check out a free webinar series for school garden coordinators, green team leaders, parents, community members, administrators or school facility staff. The series is coordinated by the Clark County Nature ...
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Jun
12

Pleasant Valley Primary earns Washington Green Schools certification despite school closure - you can too!

Pleasant Valley Primary earns Washington Green Schools certification despite school closure - you can too!
As COVID-19 closed schools down, many Green Teams were just getting their environmental projects off the ground. Lots of schools all over the county had plans to certify as a Washington Green School and for some, those plans were put on hold. The supportive team at Washington Green Schools organized a few Zoom report card work sessions to...
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Jun
10

Green Schools AmeriCorps adapts her work to meet hunger needs in Clark County

Green Schools AmeriCorps adapts her work to meet hunger needs in Clark County
Clark County Green Schools utilizes the AmeriCorps program to extend our reach in Clark County schools. It's a national employment program that pairs young people with service opportunities. I've been serving in the program since October. As the AmeriCorps Green Schools Environmental Outreach Coordinator, my main duties were to conduct school lunch...
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May
14

May 18th - 40 years since the eruption of Mount St. Helens

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Mount St. Helens eruption. On May 18th, 1980, a 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mount St. Helens. This triggered a landslide on the north side of the mountain, and in turn, a huge air blast shot up ash, stone, and other superheated material into the sky. Pyroclastic flows filled with ash, lava, and g...
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