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2010-11-15 14:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Forever Resorts, the industry leader in environmentally sound best practices, will officially unveil and dedicate its award-winning Forever Earth houseboat at the Diablo East Marina on Lake Amistad at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/LA01634) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101115/LA01634) Forever Earth is a 67-foot floating environmental classroom that represents a...

2010-11-04 11:58:00

Who: GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, Center for Green Schools at USGBC, Green Charter Schools Network When: Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 3:30 p.m. CST Where: GREENGUARD Environmental Institute's Booth, #1545 How: RSVP to rbelew@greenguard.org by Tuesday, Nov. 16 ATLANTA, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the goal of promoting healthier schools, the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute announced today that it will host a panel discussion-style news conference at Greenbuild 2010...

2010-11-03 14:10:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Focused on enhancing environmental stewardship and international learning in schools, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) will send 24 U.S. teachers to Galapagos, Nov. 20 - Dec. 4, 2010, through the Toyota International Teacher Program. Now in its 12th year, more than 600 educators nationwide have traveled to Costa Rica, Galapagos and Japan through the program, completing a two-week study tour to a country where finding innovative...

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...