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Waste, Water and Watts – Green STEM in Action

What does Waste, Water and Watts have in common? For students of three elementary schools in Massena, NY, it means learning about how to reduce waste, water and energy (Watts) …

Participants measuring dissolved oxygen. Photo by Koy Coffer

GLOBE Boot Camp Fosters STEM Learning

Often when you are sent to boot camp, it’s a rough experience with a lot of physical exertion, sweat, and yelling. But, when you’re sent to a GLOBE Boot Camp, …

Students at PS 146 - the New School in Brookly, NY explore pollinators in their Schoolyard Habitat. Photo courtesy PS 146.

Welcoming Fall to Your Schoolyard Habitat

Fall is a great time to welcome students back to school, get them outside and exploring their Schoolyard Habitats. Fall is also a great time to make sure that your …

Academy of Global Citizenship Receives Green Flag Award

Green Flags Fly in Illinois Schools

Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep It was an unusually warm day in the greater Chicago region as I drove north towards Waukegan, IL in January. The temperature gauge in …

Pine Middle School Teaches Life Skills and Environmental Stewardship in the Garden

On any given day at Edward Pine Middle Schoolin Reno, Nevada, you can find students out in the school garden: building raised bed boxes, weeding, filling them with compost or …

Acton Boxborough Regional High School in Acton, MA, is the fourth Eco-Schools USA Green Flag awardee. (Liz Soper)

Student Leaders in the Making at Second Massachusetts Green Flag Eco-School

On Friday, May 4, I had the distinguished opportunity to award the NWF Eco-Schools USA Green Flag to the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in Acton, MA, or “AB” as the …

Eco-Schools National Operators gathered with Green Flag in Krakow (Liz Soper)

My Trip to Poland for the Eco-Schools National Operators Meeting

After three flights and 24 hours of traveling, I finally touched down in Krakow, Poland, three weeks ago and was met by our wonderful friends from the Environmental Partnership Foundation, …

Boston Latin School's Green Flag (Photo: Curtis Fisher)

Partying Under a Green Flag at Boston Latin

Wow, what a day in Boston, MA!  On Thursday, June 9th, I had the privilege of awarding the Boston Latin School (BLS) with the Eco-Schools USA Green Flag Award! And …

Time For A Winter Adventure

When making snow angels isn’t enough enticement to get the kids outside in the cold, NWF’s Liz Soper cooks up a winter adventure.

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