News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
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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May
13

Get help finishing up your Washington Green Schools certification!

Get help finishing up your Washington Green Schools certification!
This school year definitely didn't end up how any of us would have imagined. Many of you had environmental action projects at different stages of completion. Life has been turned upside down and we're all trying to figure out how to end the year well. Washington Green Schools has been working hard to assist schools in finishing up their report card...
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Apr
30

How does your garden grow?

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We know a lot has changed in the last few months and school gardens are a big one! Many of you look forward to being outdoors with your students planting and tending to your garden beds. This year is different and we feel it with you! We're working with partners to create systems to better support your school garden efforts. Please t...
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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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