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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
10/11 Symbolic Migration Mailing Deadline
10/15 Marine Debris Art Contest Opens
10/15-19 NAAEE Annual Conference, Lexington, KY
10/17 WaterSmart Workshop, ACC Library
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 (KACCB Scholarship)
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
11/8 Master Gardener Application Deadline
11/16 Journey Through the Skies, SCNC
11/16 Kid's Riverside Fun Ride, North Oconee River Greenway
11/17 UOWN Fall Quarterly Sampling, SCNC
11/22 Student Art Competition for the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Submission Deadline
1/17 Green Life Expo & Awards Art, Photography, and Poetry Contest: “Leap into Sustainability” 
Green School Activity Guide
Special Programs
Tours

Landfill
Commercial Compost
Recycling Facility

Water Reclamation Facility
Drinking Water Treatment
Staff Programs

Water Conservation 
Recycling
Stormwater
Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful
Planning Arborist
Green School Brochure
Grants and Resources

Outdoor Learning Symposium Scholarship, KACCB is offering a scholarship for Green School teachers to attend the Outdoor Learning Symposium, Apply by October 25 (symposium 10/26). Outdoor Learning Scholarship Application
Monarchs Across Georgia Pollinator Habitat Grant ($300), Deadline November 15
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
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. 6717

Mason Towe
Program Education Specialist
ACC Recycling Division 
(706) 613-3512 ext. 7873


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. 7872

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