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Green School Registration is OPEN! See below to check if your school is registered and who your coordinator is! If you don't see your school, we haven't heard confirmation yet or may need a coordinator - contact to get your school registered!

RSVP to the Virtual Green School Kick Off - September 17

Take our Green School Resources Survey DUE (Prizes! Green School Points!) Due August 28th.

Registered Schools and Coordinators:

Athens Christian - Charlie Kelly

Athens Montessori - Tita Gatrell

Barnett Shoals - George Webber

Barrow - Natalie Hicks

CCHS - Debbie Mitchell

Chase Street - Beth Upchurch

Cleveland Road - Joe Weinmeister

CMS - Jennifer Thomas

Coile Middle - Sarah Lockman

Double Helix - Sheila Coffeen

Fowler Drive - Richard Woodward

HB Stroud - Stephanie Rary

Hilsman - Erin Seymour

JJ Harris - Philip Smith

Kaleidoscope Montessori - Ashley Holder

Lifespan Montessori - Jasmyne Willingham

Monsignor Donovon - Thomas Hurst

Oglethorpe Avenue - Nicole Wells

Rutland Academy - Marlene Koncewicz

St. Joseph - Patty Thurston

Whit Davis - Leslie Johnson

Whitehead Road - Amy Waddell

Winterville - Carolyn Dykes

8/21-22 Georgia Great Pollinator Census, Extension
8/24 - 29 Virtual Zoo Week, Bear Hollow
8/28 Green School Resources Survey DUE (Prizes! Green School Points!)
8/30 WaterWorks Photo Contest Deadline
8/31 EEA Virtual Book Club: Engage, Connect, Protect
9/4 Night Hike at SE Clarke Park
9/5 Naturalist Hike, SCNC
9/12 Critter Tales, SCNC
9/14 Tiny Tales, Bear Hollow
9/17 Virtual Green School Kick Off
9/19 Adopt-a-Stream Workshop, SCNC
9/16 Hike Into History, Ben Burton
9/25 Photos Submissions for Stormwater Calendar Due
9/25 - Upper Oconee Science and Policy Summit
9/26 – Insectival
10/1 Georgia Organics Farm to School Month: Turnip the Volume
10/10 – Athens Water Festival in a Box (Virtual)
10/17 – Vulture Festival & Scary Oozy Slimy Day
10/19-31 Boo at the Zoo, Bear Hollow
10/24 – Rivers Alive
Staff Programs

Water Conservation 
Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful
Planning Arborist
ACC Extension
Special Programs
Green School Brochure
Green School Activity Guide
The Great Georgia Pollinator Census is coming up this month (August 21 & 22). Do this fun citizen science activity at your own home. Watch this 3 minute video from ACC Extension to see  how easy it is!
Grants and Resources
  • GA DNR is excited to once again offer a $1000 grant to a 3rd-5th grade teacher who exhibits exceptional innovation and energy in teaching life sciences. This grant is possible thanks to funding from TERN, The Environmental Resources Network (DNR Wildlife Conservation Friends group). Please see the attached press release if you or anyone you know may be interested.
    The deadline to apply is August 20, 2020.
  • Teacher Reuse Store Hours - Open by Appointment, see website for updated information and contact recycle@ to schedule a visit.
  • KACCB Green School Grant Continuous - $50, $200, $500
  • Athens Extension Gardening Newsletter Shades of Green
Looking for grant? See the rolling list of Environmental Education grants at EEinGeorgia!
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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