Oct 23

Introducing Our New Environmental Education AmeriCorps Member!

Posted on October 23, 2017 at 10:44 AM by Allan Warren

Sam Photo 2Sam Hain joins the District as a new AmeriCorps member serving as an Environmental Education Specialist.  Along with leading field trips and teaching local students, he is in charge of organizing teams and running workshops for Pierce County Envirothon.  He also helps with the habitat and farm programs, by working at volunteer events and assisting on projects like climate change mitigation efforts and alternative shoreline protection.

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Aug 31

Breakthrough Year for District’s Environmental Education Program

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 9:09 AM by Allan Warren

EE field trip to Morse PreserveThe 2016-2017 school year marked an exciting new chapter for the District’s Environmental Program.  As a growing program, we set out to reach more students than ever before with our lessons and projects.  We aim to provide outdoor learning experiences and interactive lessons to youth throughout Pierce County, in order to inspire our next generation of stewards and scientists.

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May 31

2017 Children's Water Festival in the Books

Posted on May 31, 2017 at 9:16 AM by Allan Warren

Water FestivalThe skull of an Orca whale intrigues and fascinates students at the Children’s Water Festival, held March 14 at The University of Puget Sound.
In a continuation of annual tradition, over 600 5th graders from around Pierce County converged on the University of Puget Sound campus for the Children’s Water Festival. The eager students spent the day learning about water through activities such as fish dissections, wildlife displays, water testing...

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