eco-schools usa

Reeling in Salmon Stewards

How do you transform children into wildlife stewards? By giving them an opportunity to foster animals at school. While many teachers opt for a furry class pet – an adorable …

Atlanta Events Connect Environmental Education, Community Service and Job Preparation

Our work to deepen a culture of sustainability in Metro Atlanta schools is always a priority but when we are also able to serve the community while promoting sustainability efforts …

Teachers exploring the woods photo by Liz Soper

On a Monarch Mission

Did you know that monarch butterfly larva chew a notch in the stalk of a leaf before they eat it? Amazingly so, this behavior is called “leaf notching” and it …

Schools in Delaware Are Making Big Strides

“Going Green has changed our school and the way our students learn and live.” Leona Williams, a fourth grade teacher at Forwood Elementary School in Wilmington, Delaware, reflects on how …

An Island of Habitat in a Sea of Concrete

Eco-Schools USA Traveling Along the Pathways to Sustainability – Part…

NYC Program Empowers Students to Evaluate Climate RiSC

Eco-Schools USA Traveling Along the Pathways to Sustainability – Part 2

Ever thought about turning your school grounds into an outdoor learning laboratory? How about working towards zero waste by recycling and composting? In this second post of our three part …

Eco-Schools USA Traveling Along the Pathways to Sustainability – Part 1

School is in full swing and as Eco-Schools USA begins its ninth year, we are excited to introduce two new environmental focus areas, or pathways. This brings the total number …

Top 10 Reasons to Join Eco-Schools USA

Close to 5,000 schools across the nation are already Eco-Schools.  Why have so many schools joined this global environmental education program?  Because it WORKS!  Not only are students more engaged …

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