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08.22.2016

How ‘Captain Planet’ Turned Kids Green Posted: August 18 By Jake Rossen / Mental Floss Sometime in the late 1980s, Ted Turner came to a conclusion about Scooby-Doo: It didn’t have […]

Categorized - News, Press Room
Tagged - Pollution
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08.19.2016

Welcome back to school! Summer is such a brief window of time, and there are few days even during the summer when the school is completely empty. However, for most […]

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08.15.2016

Captain Planet Foundation received the Wings Across the Americas Urban Communities in Conservation Award for participation in the Greater Atlanta Pollinator Partnership (GAPP) coalition in recognition of providing pollinator habitat plants […]

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07.22.2016

By Captain Planet Foundation Summer Garden Management team member Suzie Pope Frederich Buechner (Wishful Thinking) said that your vocation is found in the place where your greatest joy meets with the […]

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07.20.2016

How Do You Grow a Community? Plant a School Garden Posted: July 14 By Marlon Manuel Community gardens are kid cool, even during the swelter of summer. Summer tending of more […]

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Tagged - Press
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07.18.2016

CPF was a proud funder and supporter of this years Mayor’s Fund for London City Pitch program. On July 13th, our Executive Director, Leesa Carter-Jones, joined an expert panel of judges […]

Categorized - Blog - General, News
Tagged - Leesa Carter-Jones
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07.14.2016

Grantee: New Foundations Charter School (NFCS) – Philadelphia, PA Project Title: NFCS School Composting Project Grant Description: Students have learned first hand what composting is, how they can do it, and the impact […]

Categorized - News, Success Stories
Tagged - Composting, Earth, Recycling
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07.13.2016

Shanté Chaney Project Learning Garden schools: Garden Hills Elementary, APS Humphries Elementary, APS Feldwood Elementary/Pre K, Fulton What is your motivation to work with school gardens? I think that knowing […]

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07.13.2016

Captain Planet Foundation FoodCorps service member, Sumer Ladd explains her new initiative at a Project Learning Garden school: I’m hosting a “free farmers market” at Clarkdale Elementary twice a week in […]

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07.12.2016

Grantee: Academe of the Oaks High School – Decatur, GA Project Title: Edible Forest Garden at Academe of the Oaks High School Identifying the Obstacles to Environmental Education: About a quarter of an […]

Categorized - News
Tagged - Earth, Project Spotlight
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07.12.2016

Grantee: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Inc. – Atlanta, GA Project Title: Lake Lanier and West Point Lake Floating Classroom Identifying the Obstacles to Environmental Education: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) created an on-the-water education program in 2000 to […]

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07.08.2016

Nature Gen Recent Trail Activities Posted: July 7 By Blue Ridge Leader Thanks to a grant funded in part by the Captain Planet Foundation, The Nature Generation, along with Boy […]

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Tagged - Press
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06.27.2016

Talk with Green Guy Posted: June 12 By WGST-AM/iHeartRadio Captain Planet Foundation Executive Director, Leesa Carter–Jones discusses the history of the Captain Planet Foundation, Barbara Pyle’s leadership, Project Learning Garden, FoodCorps, ecoSTEM Resource […]

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Tagged - Radio