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Author Archives: Green Education Foundation (GEF)
Written by GEF guest blogger Rhonda Santos, Public Information Officer, USDA APHIS Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Teach children that super heroes aren’t just in comic books. Whether it’s a game of hide and seek, or a get away on … Continue reading
Who doesn’t love spending time at the beach on a hot summer day? It’s a great way to get out of the house and cool off—BUT be careful! There are various types of pollutants that can make the ocean unsafe … Continue reading
Calling all schools and youth groups nationwide! It’s that time of year again – GEF and Gardener’s Supply Company are offering a $1,000 dollar grant to an existing gardening program through the Green Thumb Challenge. This award is designed to … Continue reading
Thanks to everyone who participated in National Green Week 2013! It was a huge accomplishment and we wanted to follow up with an update on the success of our sustainability programs. Between February 4th and April 30th, schools, classrooms and … Continue reading
The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) is a federal recognition program that opened in September 2011. This program honors schools that are exemplary in reducing environmental impact and costs, promoting health, and providing effective environmental and sustainability … Continue reading
Written by GEF guest blogger Linda Cato Linda Cato is a K-12 educator and curriculum designer, green school advocate, and USGBC volunteer Barrio Hollywood on Tucson’s west side is a neighborhood like so many in the desert-urban areas of the … Continue reading