- RE Sources Sustainable Schools program is looking for Middle School and High School teachers and classrooms to participate is a couple new and exciting programs! Contact Riley Grant, Sustainable Schools Manager, at RileyG@re-sources.org or (360) 733-8307 for more information.
ages 13-18: Report on environmental issues in your community in
writing, photos, or video for the first Young Reporters for the
Environment competition in the USA! Entries due March 15 at yre-usa.org. Click here for more information.
Recycling and Waste Reduction Education
Our Recycling and Waste Reduction education programs are hands-on, multimedia presentations available to any school, public or private, in Whatcom County. These programs are offered with funding support from the Whatcom County Solid Waste Division.
Cool School Challenge
The Cool School Challenge engages students, teachers and school districts in solutions to reduce energy use, utility bills and polluting emissions school-wide.
***In July 2012 National Wildlife Federation took over as host of the Cool School Challenge, and incorporated it into the Eco-Schools USA program. Now when a school completes the Cool School Challenge the automatically qualify for a bronze level award through the Eco-Schools USA program. Learn more at www.coolschoolchallenge.org.***
Youth Earth Summit
YES provides the opportunity for the youth environmental clubs to meet, exchange information about the projects they are working on and get new ideas and support from community members working in the field of sustainability.