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Kindergartners congregate on the Greenroof Environmental Learning Laboratory, PS 41, Manhattan. NWF photo by Carla Brown.

Greening the Way for our Kids’ Future

We all need an oasis. Standing on New York City Eco-School PS41’s new green roof, I found a truly inspiring one.  Seeing the whole sky, feeling the late summer breeze, …

A Student Voice on Young Reporters for the Environment

This month, National Wildlife Federation launched the Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) program in the United States. YRE is an international program active in more than 25 countries around …

Motorola Solutions Foundation Support Grows STEM Learning and Gardens

Written by Julie Gustafson, Senior Education Manager, NWF In the summer of 2011, NWF supported by the Motorola Solutions Foundation began a journey in education with our partners, Earth Force …

Eco-Schools USA Case Study: Ben Franklin Elementary School

Ben Franklin Elementary School’s EPA Program teaches Civics and Government through an Environmental Lens At Ben Franklin Elementary School in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, students are learning how to be leaders, engaged community …

Diving for a Diploma

Do you have a difficult daily commute?  Imagine using four modes of transportation (bus, subway, ferry, plus a 10-minute walk) just to attend high school! The students at the New …

In June, NWF's Curtis Fisher and Liz Soper awarded New York’s first green flag, Eco-Schools’ highest award level, to Sleepy Hollow Middle School in Westchester County.

A Dose of Inspiration: Eco-Schools Are Springing Up Across the Northeast

I got a great dose of inspiration recently when I attended an amazing event at Sleepy Hollow Middle School in New York. One of the schools Green Team really made …

First Green Flag School West of the Mississipi River

On Friday, June 22, Courtney Sullivan (NWF Education Manager, Pacific Region) and I traveled to Bothell, WA to award the NWF Eco-Schools USA Green Flag to Skyview Junior High School. …

Aluminum can and juice pouch recycling box, Armstrong Elementary

Creating a Recycling Program at Your School

Grade three classes set up a recycling program at their school and register as an Eco-School.

Weekly News Roundup – June 29, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Transportation Package Delivers Progress for Wildlife, Taxpayers June 28 …

Weekly News Roundup – June 21, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Sustainable Food Focus Added to Eco-Schools USA Program June …

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