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2011-10-15 07:00:00

Five Recipients Accept Chevrolet GREEN Educator Awards Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 15, 2011 Earth Force and the General Motors Foundation announced five winners of the Chevrolet GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network) Educator Award. It recognizes educators who integrate environmental education into their school or community curriculums. âœThese teachers represent the best of our education system, extending their environmental knowledge to...

2011-10-13 16:47:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summits, being held concurrently at the Pasadena Convention Center October 17-18, have announced their 2011 Leadership Award Recipients. The awards will be presented at a Summit reception on October 17. The summits comprise the nation's most significant K-14 event focused on building, running and teaching in high performance classrooms and campuses. Featured speakers on October 16...

2011-10-05 10:58:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for environmental education grants to be released in 2012. Schools, colleges, universities, county conservation districts, non-profit organizations, municipalities and businesses are eligible to apply for the grants, which will provide a maximum of $7,500 per applicant. "These grants will help bring more information and education to the public," DEP Secretary...

2011-09-14 13:17:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its Environmental Champions Initiative, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will contribute $800,000 to non-profit organizations with an environmental focus. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/MM26476LOGO) SDG&E is challenging non-profits to develop programs that involve and educate young people in the community as stewards of the environment. The utility is fostering environmental education programs that...

2011-09-13 21:10:00

Five Recipients Accept Chevrolet GREEN Educator Awards Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 Earth Force and the General Motors Foundation announced the first five winners of the Chevrolet GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network) Educator Award. It recognizes educators who integrate environmental education into their school or community curriculums. âœThese teachers represent the best of our education system, extending their environmental knowledge to...

2011-09-08 10:12:00

MILFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Data Resources Inc., (EDR), the leader in property-specific environmental information and risk management solutions, today unveiled the Environmental Issues Report (EIR), an online environmental education tool for homeowners, homebuyers and real estate brokers. The EIR provides access to information about the historical and current use of land in U.S. neighborhoods, especially uses that may pose environmental risks. For over two...

2011-08-31 22:55:00

Earth Force and the GM Foundation announce plans to reward 20 environmentally active educators across the nation. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Earth Force and the General Motors Foundation are teaming up to reward teachers, college professors and volunteers who have taken an initiative to integrate environmental education into their schools and community programs by presenting the prestigious Chevrolet GREEN Educator Award. âœItâs exhilarating...

2011-08-22 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NatureBridge, the largest residential environmental education partner of the National Park Service, announces the celebration and commencement of its 40 year anniversary and its absolute commitment to educate and foster the next generation of environmental stewards. As a nonprofit organization, NatureBridge educates youth, inspires stewardship and protects the planet through interactive, residential environmental education programs in the most...

2011-08-10 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoMedia's EcoAd advertising program has recently grown its client base, adding nearly 20 new advertisers, each of which have purchased ad time that will in turn support local environmental projects in communities across the country. The EcoAd program, which enjoys broad support within the environmental community, has also added a number of new "green" and community groups to its list of partners and supporters. EcoMedia's new clients include...

2011-07-28 01:13:14

Besides helping each other plant and harvest, rural Chinese neighbors also influence each other's environmental behavior "“ farmers are more likely to reenroll their land in a conservation program if they talk to their neighbors about it. Scientists from the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability at Michigan State University used a simulation model to study the amount of land farmers in the Wolong Nature Reserve in southwestern China reenrolled in the Grain-to-Green Program...