Art, Photography, and Poetry Contest, "Join the Green Side, and Create a Better Future!"
Deadline for entry, March 24 (*c)
Stormwater Steward, Due March 17
Keepin' It Clean Citizen of the Year, Due Mar 17
Water Conservation Leadership Award, send to firstname.lastname@example.org
School Waste Reduction Award, Due April 3
Event: April 21st, 5:30 to 8:30 PM at the Historic Morton Theater
Events marked with an * are eligible for Green School Credit for teachers (*t) or classes (*c) that attend. Find the Activity Form online.
11/12 to 4/7 Project Feeder Watch, Online Cornell (*c)
3/4 Tree planting of the Managed Forest Program, SCNC
3/8 GA Youth Birding Competition T-shirt Art Contest (*c)
3/8 Georgia Envirothon, East Region Competition Flinchum’s Phoenix, UGA, Athens, GA (*c)
3/8 Soil Health, ACC Extension at the ACC Library (*t)
3/11 Kids Recycle Program, Lay Park
3/14 - 5/1 Wild Intelligence, Building Connections, Botanical Garden
3/16-17 Projects WET, Wild, and Learning Tree Facilitator Workshop, Forsyth (*t)
3/18 School Lunch Challenge
3/18 Journey Through the Stars: Asteroids, SCNC
3/22 World Water Day and Tappy Hour
3/20-26 Fix a Leak Week
3/24-25, A Forest for Every Classroom, Len Foote Hike Inn (*t)
3/24-26 Confluence Volunteer Stream Monitoring Conference (*t)
3/25 Ripple Effect Film Festival
3/25 Spring Bird Ramble, Botanical Garden (*t)
3/26 Wild Intelligence Bird Sense, Botanical Garden (*t)
3/31 State Fish Art Contest (*C)
4/1 Athens Farmers Market, Opening Day
4/1 Naturalist's Walk, SCNC
4/1 Using your Schoolyard Learning Spaces! Project Wild and Learning Tree Workshop, SCNC 9 to 5 PM (*t)
4/7 Froggie Spring Fling, SCNC
4/8 Spring Plant Sale, Botanical Garden
4/14 Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest (*c)
4/15 Journey Through the Stars: A Star is Born, SCNC
4/22 Celebrate Earth Day, SCNC
4/29 West Broad Farmers Market Grand Opening
4/29 Astronomy Day, SCNC
Professional Development (*t)
5th Annual Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance Conference and Research Symposium
, March 3-5, Buford, GA
Free Monthly Gardening Class
: Soil Health class, ACC Extension, March 8, 6:00-7:30 pm at the Athens-Clarke County Public Library Auditorium.
Certificate in Native Plants Classes, State Botanical Garden, 3/18 Piedmont Soils
, 4/7 Spring Wildflowers of Upland Deciduous Forests
3/29 Athens-Clarke County Farm to School Meeting, ACC Library, 4:30 - 6:00 PM. Open to Public.
Advanced Training in Environmental Education Courses
: Course II 3/31-4/2 ; Course III 6/9-11.
Paddle Georgia Scholarships for GA K-12 Teachers
, Deadline April 15
Teaching Conservation Workshop
, June 19-23. Register by May 12.
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, February Issue
DNR 2017 Youth Birding Competition and T-shirt Art Contest. Contest Deadline: March 8 and Birding competition Deadline March 31. Competition: April 29-30.
SCNC Founders Award, $300 Grants due March 17
Camp TALON, June 3-8 and June 17-22. Registration has opened for the coast-based DNR camp designed for teens with a strong interest in the outdoors, birding and ecology.
27th annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest. DNR and the State Botanical Garden of Georgia is open to grades K-5. Deadline April 14.
18th annual Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art contest. With entries due by March 31, K-12.
Get In Touch With Us
Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Agent
ACC Cooperative Extension
Stormwater Education Specialist
ACC Transportation and Public Works
(706) 613-3440 ext. 384
Program Education Specialist
ACC Recycling Division
(706) 613-3512 ext. 316
Water Conservation Coordinator
ACC Public Utilities Department
Program Education Specialist
Keep Athens Clarke County Beautiful (KACCB)
(706) 613-3512 ext. 309
ACC Planning Department