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9/5 East Campus Bridge Dedication
9/7 Athens Water Festival, Sandy Creek Park (volunteer credit)
9/9, 16, 23 Me and You at the Zoo, Memorial Park
9/9 Cooperative Extension Building Dedication
9/10 Volunteer Training for School Field Trips, Bot Garden
9/11 Rain Gardening Class, ACC Library
9/14 Adopt-a-Stream Workshop, SCNC
9/14 Fall Bird Ramble, Bot Garden
9/21 Journey Through the Stars, SCNC9/28 Vulture Festival, ACC Landfill
9/28 Insect-ival, State Botanical Garden
9/28 Above Athens Balloon Festival
9/30 Deadline for EEA Conference Proposal
10/2 Native Plant Sale Opening Reception, State Botanical Garden
10/3-5 Native Plant Sale, Bot Garden
10/5 Rivers Alive (volunteer credit)
10/6 Bird Ramble, Bot Garden
10/10 Mountainfilm on Tour, Morton
10/10-12 Native Plant Sale, Bot Garden
10/15 Marine Debris Art Contest Opens
10/15-19 NAAEE Annual Conference, Lexington, KY
10/18 Spooky Animals Overnight for Families, SCNC
10/19 Journey Through the Stars, SCNC
10/19 Grow Your Own Prairie, Bot Garden
10/24 Boo at the Zoo, Memorial Park
10/26 Outdoor Learning Symposium, Chattahoochee Hills Charter School
10/30 Trick or Treatment Tour, Cedar Creek Water Reclamation Facility
11/1 MLK Day of Service Application Deadline
11/1 Heritage Day Fall Festival, Bot Garden
Green School Activity Guide
Green School Brochure
Special Programs

Commercial Compost
Recycling Facility

Water Reclamation Facility
Drinking Water Treatment
Staff Programs

Water Conservation 
Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful
Planning Arborist

2019-20  Green Schools and Coordinators:

Check to see if your school is registered with the correct coordinator listed. 

Athens Community Career Academy: Emanuel Stone
Athens Christian School: Charlie Kelly
Athens Montessori: Tita Gatrell
Barrow Elementary: Natalie Hicks
Barnett Shoals Elementary: George Webber
Burney Harris Lyons Middle: Lindsay O’Connor
Cedar Shoals High School: Carly Chandler
Chase Street Elementary: Beth Upchurch
Clarke Middle: Jennifer Thomas
Cleveland Road: Joe Weinmeister
Clarke Central High School: Jillian Bryant & Amanda Price
Coile Middle: Sarah Lockman
Fowler Drive Elementary: Richard Woodward
Hilsman Middle School: Audrey Hughes
J.J. Harris Elementary: Phillip Smith
Kaleidoscope Montessori: Ashley Holder
Lifespan Montessori: Jasmyne Willingham
Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School: Thomas Hurst
Oglethorpe Elementary: Nicole Wells
HB Stroud Elementary: Stephanie Rary
St. Joseph Catholic School: Pattie Thurston
Whit Davis Elementary School: Steven King
Whitehead Elementary School: Amy Waddell
Winterville Elementary: Carolyn Dykes

Waiting for Confirmation

Alps Road Elementary 
Gaines Elementary 
Timothy Road Elementary School

Grants and Resources

Teaching Conservation Grant The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private school teacher in the state who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences. Science specialists covering those grade levels can also apply. Projects that are especially creative and teach about Georgia’s rare or endangered species, as well as solid projects that have no other means of funding, will earn bonus points. The deadline to apply is Sept. 6, 2019. 

Teacher Reuse Store Hours (open all year during CHARM hours)
Continuous - KACCB Green School Grant $50, $200, $500
Shades of Green Athens Extension Gardening Newsletter
Looking for grant? See the rolling list of Environmental Education grants at EEinGeorgia!
Professional Development

State Botanical Garden of Georgia Certificate in Native Plants
Project Wild Workshop, September 17. Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center.

Advanced Training in Environmental Education (ATEEG)
The following three courses will be held at Charlie Elliott Conference Center in Mansfield, GA, and begin at 1:00 p.m. on Friday adjourning at noon on Sunday.
Core Course 1 (Foundations of EE)-  January 24-26, 2020, To develop foundations of environmental literacy based on ecology and professional principles. Register by January 14, 2020 
Core Course 2 (Fostering Learning)- March 20-22, 2020, To increase understanding of how to implement environmental education programs that foster learning. Registration and payment is due by March 10, 2020.
Core Course 3 (Assessment and Evaluation)-  June 5-7, 2020, To increase participant's skills and knowledge associated with the program evaluation process that includes identifying outcomes, data collection methods, and data analysis. Registration and payment is due by May 26, 2020. Sign-up using this link. 
Get In Touch With Us

Laura Ney
Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension 
ACC Cooperative Extension
(706) 613-3640

Cecile Riker
Stormwater Education Specialist
ACC Transportation and Public Works 
(706) 613-3440 ext. 384

Mason Towe
Program Education Specialist
ACC Recycling Division 
(706) 613-3512 ext. 316

Jackie Sherry
Water Conservation Program Education Specialist
ACC Public Utilities Department
(706) 613-3729

Stacy Smith 
Program Education Specialist 
Keep Athens Clarke County Beautiful (KACCB)
(706) 613-3512 ext. 309

Marc Beechuk
Planner II • Arborist
Athens Clarke County Planning Department
706 613.3515
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