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Taking the Common Core standards outside.

National Environmental Education Week: April 17-23

National Environmental Education Week: April 17-23

Looking for a reason to celebrate? This week is National Environmental Education Week, a great reason to take the learning outside. To register your organization’s projects and events, go to NEEFusa.org. Registration gets you discounts on online resources and eligibility for grants. The National Environmental Education Foundation, a Washington D.C.-based non-profit organization working with the […]

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Training at Soil Born Farms

Training at Soil Born Farms

Looking for a way to change your school’s blacktop out and plant some native California vegetation instead? Want a fun summer training that could qualify you for grant money next school year? I received an e-mail from Karleen Vollherbst, coordinator of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Schoolyard Habitat Program earlier this week. The curriculum […]

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School Gardening Grants

School Gardening Grants

This is not a comprehensive list of all the school gardening grants and opportunities available, but this will get you started. Keep in touch with your school district grant writer. American Association of Dermatologists, $8,000 for school shade California Fertilizer Foundation, $1,200 California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom Literacy for Life, $500-$1,500,  This website regularly lists leads […]

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