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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 …

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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 …

Photo from Eisenhower High School USD #265

An Education Milestone Worth Celebrating!

Schools like those in Texas who are part of our Monarch Heroes Program, and the 6,288 schools who have created and certified a Schoolyard Habitat® with the National Wildlife Federation are prime …

Betty Ann Fish engaging students outside. Photo from SCH

Healthy Living Benefits Students and the Environment

On October 28, 2015, Spectrum Charter School was awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award. Photo by Debbie Iszauk

Small School Makes a Big Journey

Clark Fork School Schoolyard Habitat provides hands-on learning. Photo courtesy of Clark Fork School

Learning is Natural in Montana Eco-Schools

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, …

Teachers work in teams to test Hudson River water for turbidity. Photo by Teri Brennan

Green STEM: Real-World Learning With NYC Eco-Schools

On April 26-28, the NYC Department of Education hosted its second annual Spring STEM Institute for 600 teachers at Stuyvesant High School. As part of the Institute, NYC Eco-Schools was …

Eco-Action Team Organizers. Credit to Kaci Myrick, Jamie Villarreal, Julia Ricicar, Arianna Colasanti, and Melissa Chan.

Our Journey to Becoming an Eco-School

Getting Started Lanier’s start with Eco-Schools USA began with a challenge. After a successful reading competition against Crockett High School to increase literacy on campus and get students reading more, …

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