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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...

2011-08-31 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...

2011-08-10 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...

2011-07-26 11:02:00

NEWARK, N.J., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The PSEG Foundation and the Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education (ANJEE) have announced the recipients of their new PSEG-ANJEE Learners in Sustainability (PALS) grant program. A total of nearly $45,000 will be provided to three partnerships that were selected through a competitive application process. Each of the partnerships is a collaborative effort between non-formal environmental education providers and K-5 pre-service or...

2011-07-12 08:00:00

DETROIT, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer just got a little greener for 70 Detroit public high school students participating in the Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC), a summer jobs program created and sponsored by Johnson Controls, Inc. in partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and The Greening of Detroit. In its fourth year in Detroit, the CLC promotes environmental conservation and development of professional leadership and job skills, while students complete...

2011-07-07 11:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill is pleased to announce the grand opening of Cargill Environmental Education Center at the Minnesota Zoo. In support of the Heart of the Zoo campaign, Cargill provided a $1 million donation to the Zoo to fund the construction of the new, environmentally-friendly education center. The Cargill Environmental Education Center is scheduled to open for the public on Saturday, July 9 and will be home to the Zoo's expanded early childhood learning...


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