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Blue Pages, Green Flowers: Symbolism Behind the Eco-Schools Logo

12/14/2010 // By Jennifer Murck

Eco-Schools USA held its first-ever teacher training workshop last week. One question from a participant stood out to me: “What is the symbolism behind the Eco-Schools logo?” It was a great question, and one we were not prepared for. After some digging, we found our answers. Read more >

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Eco-Schools USA: Free Tools for Climate and Energy Literacy

12/14/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Last week, the importance of climate change education was formally recognized at the close of the Cancun climate talks. Parties at Friday’s final plenary session ratified Article 6 of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.  A huge international victory, Article 6 […] Read more >

Eco-Schools USA Hosts Workshop for Teachers at Seattle Zoo

12/10/2010 // By Jennifer Murck

This week, Eco-Schools USA held its first-ever teacher training workshop in Seattle. The event, sponsored by Amgen and held at the Woodland Park Zoo, was attended by 14 K-12 educators. Read more >

Colleges Turn to An Array of Alternative Fuels

11/30/2010 // By Cheli Cresswell

When it comes to on-campus renewable energy installations, certain types are more common than others. Read more >

One Month to ‘Chill Out’ Video Competition Deadline

11/19/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

The deadline for Campus Ecology’s annual Chill Out competition is one month away. Learn how to enter your campus’ video today in this annual competition that encourages innovation and celebrates the solutions to global warming. Read more >

Eco-Schools USA staff shown with Whitelees School of Rock musicians and music director

Eco-Schools in Edinburgh: Imagine…

11/18/2010 // By Laura Hickey

Eco-Schools Scotland students use music as a way to communicate environmental ethic and literacy. Day 2 of the National Operators Meeting was very inspiring. Read more >

Laura Hickey and Eco-Schools Scotland students

Eco-Schools in Edinburgh: National Operators Meeting Convenes in Scotland

11/18/2010 // By Laura Hickey

This week, Eco-Schools USA is reporting to you from the program’s National Operators Meeting in Scotland. Read more >

NOAA Education Programs: Preparing America’s Future Leaders

11/17/2010 // By Danielle Moodie-Mills

NWF leaders spoke at an education briefing on Capitol Hill, focusing on the role that STEM education and NOAA programs play in preparing the next generation of workers to keep America competitive. Read more >

Teach Green: Eco-Schools USA Wraps Up NSTA Conference

11/16/2010 // By Jennifer Hammonds

This past weekend, I wrapped up my experience at the 2010 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference in Baltimore. I represetened Eco-Schools USA at the conference, whose theme this year was “Charting the Course to Excellence”. Read more >

America Recycles Day: Tips from Eco-Schools USA

11/11/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

November 15 is America Recycles Day. On Monday, learn how students all over the country are taking action to reduce consumption and waste with NWF’s Eco-Schools USA program. Read more >