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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
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
Special Programs
Submit an Activity or Lesson

Lesson Plans and Activities submitted as of 2/3/2017 (if you are missing something- contact
2016-17 Program Guidelines
GS Activity Brochure Request copies for your school HERE
Access your school's activity log
Green School Credit Form
Green School Lesson Submission Form
Commercial Compost
Recycling Facility

Water Reclamation Faciltiy
Drinking Water Treatment
See Available Lessons and Staff Programs
ACC Arborist
Water Conservation 
Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful
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

Amanda Tedrow 
Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Agent
ACC Cooperative Extension
(706) 613-3640

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

Cema Wallace
Program Education Specialist
ACC Recycling Division 
(706) 613-3512 ext. 316

Laurel Loftin
Water Conservation Coordinator
ACC Public Utilities Department
(706) 613-3729

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

Vicki Buschbom
ACC Planning Department 
(706) 613-3515
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