We need more climate education in our schools. A 2016 survey of science teachers found that, on average, American students are getting just one or two hours of climate education … Read more
Green Flag Eco-School
Five Ways National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA Boosts Climate Literacy
Six Ways Your School Can Become a Community Hub for People and Wildlife
Travel with us to the east side of Austin, Texas, where you will find Brooke Elementary, a small but mighty school that recently earned the prestigious Eco-Schools USA Green Flag … Read more
Alcoa W5 program Helps Massena Elementary Schools Earn Eco-Schools Recognition!
On June 4, 2018, Jefferson, Nightengale and Madison Elementary schools in Massena, N.Y., brought together friends, families and community members to showcase their second year of work under the Alcoa … Read more
Schools in Delaware Are Making Big Strides
“Going Green has changed our school and the way our students learn and live.” Leona Williams, a fourth grade teacher at Forwood Elementary School in Wilmington, Delaware, reflects on how … Read more
A Unique Visitor to Austin Eco-Schools Community
The monarch butterfly migration is a unique phenomenon where multiple generations of monarchs complete a 3,000 mile journey from the oyamel forests of Michoacán, Mexico to the northern U.S. and … Read more
The Egg Comes First in this Eco-School
Amanda Mortl, lead Eco-Schools teacher at Eastside Memorial High School, our first Green Flag High School in Texas, answers a few questions about her school’s journey to sustainability. Why did … Read more
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 … Read more
First School in Texas to Earn National Award for Sustainability Initiatives!
Congratulations Small Green Tech Academy! Clint Small Middle School’s Green Tech Academy located in Austin, Texas is modeling the way for other schools to go “green”! Since opening in 1999, … Read more
Students at PS 57 Conduct a 14-Month Water Quality Study
March 17–23 is National Wildlife Week, and this year’s theme is water, specifically people and wildlife’s shared need for clean water. In keeping with this year’s theme, Junior Scientists and Junior … Read more
1-2-3-4, Who’re We Gonna Cheer For? Eco-Schools!
“Way to go Cougars!” a student at Copper Mesa Elementary in Highlands Ranch exclaimed as the gym full of students cheered. The occasion was a kind of pep assembly at … Read more