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Green STEM: An Educational Collision of Epic Proportion

  Our climate is changing at an alarming rate, and as a nation our young people are not prepared to provide the solutions necessary to mitigate and safeguard our world’s …

Eco-Schools Mentor Visits from Wales

The NWF Eco-Schools USA team was thrilled to host Lesley Jones, our Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) mentor, last month.  Lesley is the Chief Executive Officer for Keep Wales Tidy …

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How One Parent Made Biking a Priority for Fairfax County Public Schools

When Jeff Anderson requested bike racks at his children’s school in the fall of 2008, he had no idea this simple request would lead to him playing a key role …

NWF’s Cool School Challenge Helps Schools Cut Carbon Emissions

Gust post by Katie Siegel Last autumn, I had the opportunity to introduce NWF’s Cool School Challenge (CSC) to schools throughout Whatcom County, Washington as part of a partnership with the …

The Azure Window on Malta's smaller island of Gozo, one of the most spectacular views I saw along the small country's many miles of Mediterranean coastline.

Malta Hosts Young Reporters for the Environment Meeting

The small and densely populated island nation of Malta was this year’s host for the annual meeting of the Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) program. As the National Wildlife …

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 …

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Eco-Schools Closing the Achievement Gap for Hispanic and Economically Disadvantaged Students

Asked about the outdoor classroom at Perez Elementary, a student said “there are rocks that we don’t have in the classroom, there are plants, and there’s a creek that we …

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 …

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It’s an Urban Jungle Out There – Growing Sustainable Schools in New York City

Last October, I started my dream job as New York City Outreach Manager for Eco-Schools USA. Every day, I get to wake up and help teachers and parents find ways …

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The Joy of the Season

As the holiday season is upon us, it always prompts me to reflect on all of the things that I hold dear – family, friends, colleagues, and our schools and teachers.  …

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