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“Toto, I’m afraid we’re not in Kansas anymore.”

Unlike Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, in the classic film, The Wizard of Oz, most people and animals affected by tornadoes don’t usually fare as well.  These natural disasters …

McKinley Elementary School's Eco-Team. Photo: Debbie Abel

Green Schools in Oregon: Growing Trees and Trout

Winter and spring in Oregon can be cold, wet and muddy, but thanks to seed grants from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), students at 10 Portland-area schools are learning the …

8 foot bull shark tagged during Sharks4Kids & Seacamp STEM program- Credit: Duncan Brake

Biodiversity, Sharks and Healthy Oceans

April is Earth month – a time to reflect on our relationship with the planet and take a deeper dive into how Earth’s systems are handling rapid change. Eco-Schools USA is proud to share …

Nightengale energy audit

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) …

Student digs in garden

Green Schools in Action

Greenpoint Eco-Schools Sustainability Coaches

Great Year for Greenpoint Eco-Schools

Students enjoying an outdoor class. Photo from Brooklyn New School

Engaging Students in Environment-Based Education

Photo by Amanda Mortl

The Egg Comes First in this Eco-School

Amanda Mortl, lead Eco-Schools teacher at Eastside Memorial High School, our first Green Flag High School in Texas, answers a few questions about her school’s journey to sustainability. Why did …

NWF staff - Morgan Parks (green vest) and AmeriCorps member, Molly Orr (blue vest)

Oregon Office Opens

As a voice for wildlife, NWF hopes to shape and inspire the future generation of conservationists in Oregon and beyond, and we won’t be doing this alone. The National Wildlife Federation’s …

Photo from NWF

Students Are Growing a Wild NYC to Help Pollinators

Sadly, both native and domestic pollinators, like the honeybee, are in decline in the U.S. and abroad, threatening global agricultural markets valued at $577 billion. Culprits include habitat loss and …

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