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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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Create Habitat in Your Schoolyard Today

To celebrate Earth Day, the National Wildlife Federation is proud to feature Eisenhower High School, a NWF Green Flag school located in Kansas. “Eisenhower High School is a leader and mentor …

Teachers at PS 110 measure energy consumption in appliances. Photo by NWF.

Energy Conservation in Action

The staff and students at PS 110 are beginning to take the journey of thinking about the energy that makes our city work with the ultimate goal of reducing school-wide …

Martin Academy. Photo by Erica Brokaw

Celebrating Schools for National Wildlife Week: Monarch Butterflies in Texas

Our final post in our series celebrating National Wildlife Week takes us to Texas, where students and teachers have been busy addressing Monarch Recovery. Monarch gardens are sprouting up on school grounds throughout …

Photo by Brooklyn New School

Celebrating Schools for National Wildlife Week: Wildlife in the City

Photo by Leigh Wyman

Celebrating Schools for National Wildlife Week: Kids 4 LA Cougars

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Students Build a Monarch Refuge

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Monarch Heroes in Texas

This past October, our first grade Eco-Schools USA Monarch Heroes at Piney Point Elementary hosted a fabulous Garden Party in Houston, TX! The students in two of the classes had been working …

Student-led team tackles waste at Park Forest Elementary School.

Earth Heroes Hope to “Zero Out” Waste

Students at Park Forest Elementary School in State College, Pennsylvania wanted to know, “How can we become a zero waste school?”. Students and teachers reached out to the school district’s Directors of …

Judith Kohler

Colorado Eco-School Among the Nation’s Most Eco-Friendly

Heritage Elementary School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., which uses an on-site garden, recycling and water conservation to teach students about sustainability, is one of the country’s top 10 Eco-Schools. The …

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