April 2016

April means  Earth Month Earth Day , AND  National Environmental Education Week Join people around the world in celebrating the Earth and all it's wonders throughout the entire month of April. See all the ways you can get engaged below.

In Kindness,
Haley Mountain, Green Classroom Coordinator

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Incorporate environmental education and sustainability into your classroom using some of the great in-class activities below.

Incorporate conservation education into your classroom and get students engaged in service projects. Use our  Green Classroom Certification program as a launching pad to integrate water conservation, waste prevention, or energy efficiency into your curriculum.   Use our online registration or email the Green Classroom Coordinator at schools@re-sources.org today; our spring openings are rapidly filling up.

Create a video with your students for the  Washington Green Schools Video Contest: Building Green CommunitiesEducate and inspire others by explaining how kids can lead the way in cultivating a sustainable future in your community.  Washington Green Schools are  providers of statewide programs to make schools and communities greener and healthier. The deadline to submit videos is June 1st.

Earth Day Community Events events

Friday, April 22nd
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad Ave (map)
Free and open to all

Bring your family to Sustainable Connections' Earth Day Celebration and have fun while learning about saving energy and our Earth. Dance to bluegrass music, enjoy local food and beer (or rootbeer), and learn more about the Bellingham Energy Prize. Read more.

Saturday April  23rd
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Parking at the former Birch Bay Church (map)
Free and open to all

Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association for their annual Earth Day work party
. Volunteers will have the opportunity to plant native trees and shrubs along the stream bank, participate in a raffle, and receive a FREE NSEA Earth Day t-shirt . All ages are welcome . Equipment and light refreshments provided by NSEA. Read more.

Staff Meeting Info Session: Green Ed Made Easy!

Gain a better understanding of how you, your students, and your school community can  take the next step in greener education . The Green Classroom Coordinator will give a quick program overview and be ready to answer all of your questions. 

Contact us at  schools@re-sources.org  or call (360) 733-8307 ext 100 to set up a staff presentation today. Read More.

A program to help teachers integrate conservation education into curriculum and initiate positive action in the classroom.    Read more.