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Find everything you need to log a Green School Activity on our
webpage!

NEW!! Step-by-step instructions on how to log an activity!

Teachers: Register for the Green School program HERE by subscribing to the ACORN newsletter.
Calendar

1/8 & 10 Webinar: Dissecting the Food Web - An Owl Pellet Investigation
1/10 Georgia's Wild Side, Memorial Park
1/10 Winter Rain Barrel Workshop
1/14 Trail Ambassadors, SCNC
1/18 School Garden Plant and Seed Orders DUE
1/19 Journey Through the Stars, SCNC
1/21 MLK Day of Service
1/21 Full Moon Hike on the Greenway, MLK Trailhead
1/25 Ripple Effect Film Competition Submission Deadline
1/25 Winter Tree ID, State Botanical Garden of Georgia
1/26 Get Connected, SCNC
1/30 Master Composter, Registration Deadline 
1/31 Frogwatch Training, SCNC
2/1 GreenLife Expo & Awards Deadlines: Student Art Competition, Exhibitor Registration, and Award Nominations! 2/2 Animal Appetites, SCNC
2/2 Defense Systems of Native Plants, State Botanical Garden
2/5 & 7 Webinar: Girls in STEM
2/6 Native Plant Symposium, State Botanical Garden
2/14 Romantic Tour of the North Oconee Water Reclamation Facility
2/15 Arbor Day Tree Ramble, State Botanical Garden
2/15-19 Great Backyard Bird Count, SCNC
2/16 Journey Through the Stars, SCNC
2/16 Forest Talk and Walk, Ben Burton
2/16 Lunar New Year Celebration, State Botanical Garden
2/23 Trail Workday, SCNC
2/23 Natural Plant Communities of GA, State Botanical Garden
2/23 GreenLife Expo & Awards, 10 am to 5 pm, ACC Library
2/24 Connect to Protect Leadership Program, State Botanical Garden
 
Special Programs
Staff Programs

Water Conservation 
Recycling
Stormwater
Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful
Planning Arborist
Tours

Landfill
Commercial Compost
Recycling Facility

Water Reclamation Facility
Drinking Water Treatment
Green School Brochure
Green School Activity Guide
Teachers and Schools receive Green School Credits for holding or working at a school garden workday. You can see and sign up to volunteer at workday HERE!
Want to add a workday for your school? Contact stacy.smith@accgov.com
Grants and Resources

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
School Garden Plant and Seed Orders Due January 18

Looking for grant? See the rolling list of Environmental Education grants at EEinGeorgia!
Professional Development
  • Core Course 1 (Foundations of EE)-  January 25-27, 2019, Register by January 15, 2019.
  • Core Course 2 (Fostering Learning)- March 22-24, 2019, Register by March 12, 2019.
  • Core Course 3 (Assessment and Evaluation)-  June 7-9, 2019, Register by May 25, 2019
Get In Touch With Us

OPEN
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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