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2010-10-28 14:25:00

Deadline to Apply is Dec. 17 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection is accepting applications from schools, universities, intermediate units, county conservation districts, environmental education centers, businesses and incorporated nonprofit organizations--including municipalities and municipal authorities--for the 2011 Environmental Education Program grants. "This is a great opportunity to learn and understand the many different...

2010-10-18 07:50:00

MANTECA, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Manteca Unified School District selects Gen7 to host its sixth-grade Environmental Stewards. In the district's ongoing effort to encourage environmental education, the first Environmental Stewards were selected to create and implement a recycling program for their schools. The 40 sixth-grade students will spend the day at Manteca-based American Modular Systems, which manufactures Gen7 high-performance, eco-friendly classrooms. The event will take...

2010-10-06 08:47:00

Promising Leaders Singled Out by Audubon/Toyota to Create Positive Environmental Change NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reviving public gardens and edible landscapes in New Orleans Lower Ninth Ward. Introducing coalfield communities to biofuels. Increasing access for low-income communities to energy efficiency programs. Transforming abandoned lots into vibrant ecosystems. These are just a few ways in which 40 promising conservation leaders will advance their environmental...

2010-07-12 09:00:00

DETROIT, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty Detroit public high school students are participating in the Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC) - a summer jobs program promoting environmental stewardship and leadership skills development while working in the local parks. Created and sponsored by Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI), the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and The Greening of Detroit, the program is in its third year here. "We're proud to bring the CLC program back to Detroit,"...

2010-06-16 09:25:00

ATLANTA, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping to take care of the Earth now rests in some of the littlest hands in Georgia. Atlanta area kindergarteners are learning how they can make a big difference when it comes to using our resources, keeping nature beautiful, and building more sustainable lifestyles. With assistance from Idbids LLC, a Georgia-based company, kindergarten teachers are empowering a generation to care for the environment. The company has recently introduced a curriculum...

2010-06-16 07:01:00

LOS ANGELES and IRVINE, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Craton Equity Partners, a leading California clean technology fund, has committed $5 million to GreenWave Reality, a company launching its innovative home energy management platform in Europe, North America and Asia. The investment is part of an $11 million equity round for GreenWave Reality that also includes a number of other strategic investors from around the world. GreenWave Reality gives utilities a cost-effective energy...

2010-05-25 08:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summer recess for schools just around the corner, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is announcing a series of upcoming Project WILD professional development opportunities for educators and Scout and youth group leaders this summer throughout the state. Project WILD is an award-winning, international, hands-on conservation education program. Started nearly 25 years ago, Project WILD focuses on wildlife and the environment and how...

2010-05-21 12:00:00

CORINTH, Miss., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate more than 25 years in Corinth, Miss., Kimberly-Clark Mill Manager R. Martin Massey presented a $42,000 check to the Corinth High School Environmental Club today in sponsorship of the school's "Green Way" project. The "Green Way" is an ambitious, multi-pronged environmental stewardship project developed by the Corinth High School's Environmental Club and Honors Diploma students. It will "green" school grounds and create outdoor...

2010-05-18 11:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ninety-five schools, universities, non-profit groups and conservation districts will receive more than $382,000 in Environmental Education grants for projects that will educate Pennsylvanians about important issues such as renewable energy, water conservation, air quality and climate change, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said today. "It's important that we make environmental education a life-long learning...

2010-05-11 08:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota is continuing its legacy of promoting environmental education in schools and communities through the Toyota International Teacher Program. Twenty-six U.S. teachers will travel to Costa Rica from June 18 - July 3, 2010 to study global conservation issues with the goal of educating and inspiring their students about the importance of environmental stewardship. Since its inception 12 years ago, more than 600 teachers nationwide have traveled...


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