News & Events

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09.07.2016

Grantee: Appalachian State University – Boone, NC Project Title: EcoSensors for Mountain Classrooms Identifying the Obstacles to Environmental Education: Given the remote, rural location of many schools in Western North Carolina and a […]

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09.07.2016

Grantee: The Center for Children & Young Adults – Marietta, GA Project Title: 2015 Garden Maintenance & Expansion Grant Description: The Center for Children & Young Adults is a shelter home for […]

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09.07.2016

Grantee: Nature Club of the Westmoreland School – Westmoreland, NH Project Title: K-2 Nature Trail and Outdoor Classroom Area Pictured above are before and after photographs of the wooded project area Grant […]

Categorized - News, Success Stories
Tagged - Project Spotlight
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09.07.2016

  We invite you to take part in our efforts to raise environmental awareness at your school. Live Thrive Atlanta’s Center for Hard to Recycle Materials (CHaRM), in collaboration with […]

Categorized - News
Tagged - Plastic, Recycle
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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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08.04.2016

Get the know our 2016 Summer Garden Management team! Valeria Lake Tell us about yourself: Greetings! My name is Valeria Lake, originating from the great state of Florida and coming […]

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08.04.2016

Get the know our Summer 2016 Office Interns! Sophie Glass Tell us about yourself: Originally from Marietta, Georgia, I currently attend school at the University of Georgia for Anthropology and […]

Categorized - Blog - General, News, Planeteers
Tagged - interns
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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 […]

Categorized - News
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 […]