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You shop. Amazon gives. To OGSA.

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in News

You shop. Amazon gives. To OGSA.

You can support Oregon Green Schools every time you shop through AmazonSmile! You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com. Click here to shop and support Oregon Green...

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Educational Resources Available

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in News

Educational Resources Available

        From the Environmental Education Association of Oregon January 3, 2018 Newsletter Sisbro Studios (a sister/brother team; zoologists turned filmmakers) create children’s films, television, music, books and live performances. They have shared the following links to free, watchable videos that can be used with kids. Oyster Experiment — what do oysters do for the ocean? This is a short segment from a PBS KIDS series called Splash and Bubbles made by filming a 3rd grade classroom in Oregon! My Haggan Dream (My Sea Turtle Dream) This is a short film...

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Grants and Awards Available

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in News

Grants and Awards Available

        From the Environmental Education Association of Oregon January 3, 2018 Newsletter NEW! The Small Projects and Community Events (SPACE) Program: grants to support conservation projects, conservation education, and community events that promote natural resource conservation. Must benefit citizens of the East Multnomah SWCD. Applications due the 15th or each month. Learn more at https://emswcd.org/grants-and-cost-share/. The Oregon Community Foundation – ​Community Grant Program:   Applications due Jan 15; board decision in May. Apply...

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Events and Education Opportunities

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in News

Events and Education Opportunities

        From the Environmental Education Association of Oregon January 3, 2018 Newsletter Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Summit – Two day conference with workshops, speakers, resources and opportunities to connect with other farm to school and school garden stakeholders! Jan 25-26 at the Oregon Garden in Silverton, OR. Registration closes Jan 14. Learn more and register!  2018 Idaho Environmental Education Conference – Re-Discover your WOW Through the Confluence of People and Place – Lewiston, Idaho, March 2-3  Registration opens Jan...

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Happy New Year from Oregon Green Schools

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in News

Happy New Year from Oregon Green Schools

2017 was a great year for Oregon Green Schools. We celebrated 20 years of greening schools across Oregon; received a grant from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to help bring green teams into rural schools through our Sustainability Captain Program; completed our Strategic Plan, and started a YouTube Channel! 2017 also saw our long-time chair Laurel Bates, and past-chair Bailey Payne, move on from the Board (though they are both still Regional Coordinators and very active with Oregon Green Schools!), which ushered in Jackie Wilson, Regional Coordinator for Bend-area schools and...

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