Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Trainings, Summits, and other events and learning opportunities for Clark Green Schools participants

Farm to Fork: a preview of new standard-aligned lessons

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In early June, Clark County Green Schools and the Master Composter/Recycler program partnered to present during the Farm to Fork field trip at the Heritage Farm. Farm to Fork is a program that allows students to go to the farm on a field trip and spend time at different stations, learning about various aspects of our food system, agriculture, and n...
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2018 Clark County Student Summit - SAVE THE DATE - October 4th!

​It's going to be an early  Clark County Student Summit this year! We're brimming with excitement and can't wait to get everyone together again. Yes, that's true, but it's actually quite the logistical challenge to find a week that districts don't have conference schedules in late October or early November, so we've moved it up to accommo...
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River HomeLink Garden Tour: Here’s what you missed, and more to come!

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On May 19th, eight teachers were in attendance at the Open School Garden at River HomeLink in Battle Ground. Kris Potter, an educator and garden program coordinator at River HomeLink, gave a tour of the school's outdoor learning space.  Features in the garden site includes a native plant landscape, raised vegetable garden beds, worm bin, ...
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Master Gardener Open School Garden Event, Saturday May 19th at River HomeLink

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​WSU's Extension's Master Gardener program has been looking for ways to support school garden coordinators and Green Team leaders. This year they began hosting Open School Garden Events at various gardens around Clark County. Last month we got the insider's tour of Illahee Elementary's garden. Teachers, Green Team leaders, parent voluntee...
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Healthy School Buildings: Safer Science Labs

Healthy School Buildings: Safer Science Labs
​ Do you know the environmental and health impacts of the chemicals in your classroom? In schools across Clark County, there is a wide range of science-based learning that goes on each day. Safety is paramount, and this applies to the handling of various chemicals in and out of the lab. Clark County Green Schools has some resources to help you get ...
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