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September 2017

Published on September 29, 2017 Written by Heidi Kunsch-Kunka Posted in Center for Green Schools

Every day on my commute, I pass my local school district, Susquenita, and then the mighty Susquehanna River. The Susquehanna is part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the nation’s largest estuary—and the Susquenita school district has wetlands on its property that are directly connected to the river and the bay. This connection gave...

Published on September 27, 2017 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

Autumn is a time of harvest, feasting and foraging for Halloween treats. Help your students develop healthy relationships to food by learning about the systems that support nutrition at an individual, local and global level.

Learning Lab has more than 80 lessons across...

Published on September 26, 2017 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

Green Apple Day of Service is off and running in states and countries around the globe. Many project ideas can be implemented with volunteer service and donated...

Published on September 25, 2017 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

Did you know that a significant amount of a school's budget is dedicated to energy and water costs? Behind salaries, energy is the biggest expense for schools. Additionally, 25 percent of the energy a typical school uses is wasted,...

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