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Center for green schools

September 2012

Published on September 13, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Association for Preservation Technology DC Chapter is proud to support the USGBC Center for Green School’s International Green Apple Day of Service Campaign. As advocates for historic properties in the DC area, APT DC’s membership cares deeply for those greenest of green buildings – the ones that are...

Published on September 12, 2012 Written by Brittany Ireland Posted in Center for Green Schools

Smiles, speed and skill pretty much sums up the beginning of my internship at the U.S. Green Building Council.

Smiles. On my first day, I am willing to bet that every single person greeted me with a warm grin. Fresh to the team, I immediately noticed the culture of this great non-profit. If the staff being a pleasure...

Published on September 5, 2012 Written by Hannah Debelius Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Apple Day of Service is less than a month away, but it’s not too late to plan something great! When I was in elementary school, we had a giant map of the United States painted on the blacktop. This simple picture let students have fun outside, use their imagination and learn about geography all at the same time. Whether it is a map of...

Published on September 4, 2012 Written by Hannah Debelius Posted in Center for Green Schools

Standing on the county dock in Crisfield, Maryland where route 413 dead ends at the Chesapeake Bay, I felt like a kindergartener waiting for the bus on the first day of school. Another outdoor educator at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation had showed me how to find my ferry and then left me standing on...

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