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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.  …

Taco Presents a Wonderful Donation to NWF (from left, John Hazen's White's son, Curtis Fisher, Liz White from the White Foundation, Paul Beaudette, NWF Board Member and Kyle Adamonis, VP Human Resources, Taco and member of White Foundation Board (and NWF member)

Want to Connect Kids to Nature – Connect to Some Great Companies and NWF Members

With kids spending 7 hours a day watching TV, playing video games and other electronic distractions, it is critical that everyone joins the effort to get kids outside and connected …

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McLean, Virginia Eco-School Takes a Big Bite Out of Cafeteria Waste

Churchill Road Elementary School holds a Green Flag award in NWF’s Eco-Schools USA program. One of the school’s major greening projects focuses on waste reduction, and they have implemented an …

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Thanksgiving: A Note of Gratitude to NWF Supporters

About 75 cents out of every dollar spent by nonprofit organizations comes from individual donors. Consequently, those people who sit down at home and write checks to NWF, or who …

Eco-Schools Win Books in our Power Families Giveaway!

What is your school doing to conserve energy? The Eco-Schools USA staff recently asked this question as part of a fun giveaway they hosted for participating elementary schools across the country. Winning …

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Helping Students Cope with Hurricane Sandy

Superstorm Sandy, the clash of the first Nor’easter of the winter season and Hurricane Sandy, a final tropical storm of the hurricane season, wrecked havoc along the east coast, especially …

We didn't want to leave its beauty! PS41's green roof, September 2012.

Living Amongst Pavement No More: Where I Found A New York “Green Escape”

I have been to New York City a handful of times during my life, and each time, I see The City That Never Sleeps in a different light. Recently, I traveled …

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My Green Roof Halloween Costume

This year’s recycled Halloween costume was inspired by the green roof at PS41 in New York City – our hearts are with the teachers and students today!

Weekly News Roundup – October 26, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: HISD Celebrates New Collaboration with National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools …

Changing the Way Our Children Eat at School

  According to the American Heart Association 1 in 3 American kids and teens is overweight or obese, nearly triple the rate in 1963.  With good reason, childhood obesity is …

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