Frog Watch USA at Pine Valley

Grantee: Pine Valley Elementary School – Wilmington, NC Our most exciting night was when we heard an actual chorus of Pine Woods Frogs. Parents and siblings attended the evening excursions, and the excitement on those nights was tangible. – A Pine Valley Teacher Project Title: Frog Watch USA for Students Grant Type: ecoSolution Description:   … Read more

Waterford High School Student Sends Unmanned Drifter to Ireland

Grantee: Waterford High School – Waterford, CT Project Title: Educational Passages Grant Type: ecoSolution Description: Kaitlyn Dow, a student at Waterford High School, built a 5-foot mini-sailboat (the Lancer) that successfully crossed the Atlantic. This was part of Kaitlyn’s year-long research project where she was studying wind and currents in the ocean. The goal was … Read more

Water quality testing in Costa Rica

Grantee: Abriendo Mentes – Costa Rica Project Title: Eight Week Ecology Science Unit Grant Type: ecoSolution Description:   Abriendo Mentes, a nonprofit in rural Costa Rica, purchased ecological materials for an eight-week lesson on water with the help of a Captain Planet grant. The organization focuses on teaching English to youth and adults to improve … Read more

Creating a sustainable worm growing company from cafeteria waste!

Grantee: Fall Creek Middle School – Fall Creek, WI Project Title: Cricket Crawlers Grant Type: ecoSolution Description: The seventh-grade students at Fall Creek Middle School started from scratch and created an environmentally sustainable worm growing company using leaves and food waste from the school cafeteria! At the end of the school year, the students packaged … Read more

Clean Creek Campus in Austin

Students working with Clean Creek Campus project in Austin Tx

Grantee: Keep Austin Beautiful – Austin, TX Project Title: Clean Creek Campus Grant Type: ecoSolution Description: The urban elementary and middle school students of Austin, Texas had a blast learning to make responsible decisions regarding the environment and its sustainability! Through scavenger hunts and clean-ups, the students learned how they impact their environment and how to … Read more

Spanish River High’s Coral

Grantee: Spanish River High School – Boca Raton, FL Project Title: Coral Micro-fragmentation Project Grant Type: ecoSolution This hands-on experience allowed students to be engaged in coral research and instill a passion for marine science in young minds. –  a Spanish River High School Teacher Description:  Coral reefs around the world are declining rapidly. In … Read more

Spanish River High’s Coral

Grantee: Spanish River High School – Boca Raton, FLProject Title: Coral Micro-fragmentation ProjectGrant Type: ecoSolution This hands-on experience allowed students to be engaged in coral research and instill a passion for marine science in young minds.–  a Spanish River High School Teacher Description: Coral reefs around the world are declining rapidly. In order to do their part … Read more

Little Silver’s Pollinator Partners

Grantee: Little Silver Board of Education – Point Road School – Little Silver, NJ Project Title: Pollination Partners- Engaging and Encouraging our Local Eco-System Grant Type: ecoSolution Description:   The students at Point Road Elementary School are connecting with their local pollinators! With the help of community experts, alumni, and beekeepers, the students studied bees and … Read more

Real Learning Real Work Program

Grantee: North Olympic Salmon Coalition Project Title: Real Learning Real Work Program This is a great program for its ability to show students skills that they will directly use in the real world whether it be for future careers, environmental stewardship in their home communities, or leadership skills. The program provides students with a sense … Read more

Millbrook Pond Wildlife Adventure

Grantee: Kestrel Educational Adventures Project Title: Millbrook Pond Wildlife Relocation and Study Project Grant Type: ecoSolution Students were thrilled to be spending most of the day outside collecting and analyzing data on the life of one of their nearby green spaces. – a Kestrel Educational Adventures Official Description: Millbrook Pond has slowly been eutrophying over … Read more