Recent Blog Posts

Green Schools National Network-Supporting Sustainable Schools

Feb 15, 2017 by Andrew

Jurisdictions in the Chesapeake Bay watershed recognize the importance of green, healthy, and sustainable schools to students, teachers, and the environment. The Green Schools National Network works with thought leaders to gather, synthesize, generate, and report evidence-based resources that include practical tools, news, and commentary for the green, healthy, and sustainable schools community. Their goals align with those in the Sustainable Schools Outcome under the 2014 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement. The outcome aims to continually increase the number of schools in the region that reduce the impact on their buildings and grounds on their local watershed, environment and human health through best practices, including student-led protection and restoration projects. The National Green Schools Conference and Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly are two excellent resources to help educators become involved and begin making enhancements on their own school grounds.

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2015-2016 Bay Barometer

Feb 06, 2017 by Andrew

The 2015-2016 Bay Barometer, generated by the Chesapeake Bay Program, gives a snapshot of the monitoring that has taken place to indicate the health of the Watershed and intended best management practices for protection and restoration moving forward.

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