CPF’s Project Learning Gardens fosters sustainability, healthy eating habits at Pa. school

Unity is strength…when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. Mattie Stepanek One of those wonderful gifts of collaboration for us is Project Learning Gardens. It started with just a handful of gardens 8 years ago and know we’ve fostered these outdoor learning labs at nearly 600 schools across the globe. The … Read more

CPF president Leesa Carter-Jones talks project-based learning on TeachThought podcast

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Great news for podcast listeners! Captain Planet Foundation President Leesa Carter-Jones was the featured guest in the popular education podcast The TeachThought Podcast this week. Educators seeking solutions that would make the environment’s challenges real to young minds laid the foundation for many of Captain Planet Foundation’s programs. Leesa spoke about CPF’s history of connecting … Read more

Laura Turner Seydel tells People magazine how Captain Planet Foundation helped her become a climate hero

Laura Turner Seydel conducting stream cleanup

For Laura Turner Seydel, Captain Planet Foundation chairperson and lifelong environmental advocate, the road to becoming a “climate hero” began as a child. It all started with small steps — like taking short showers and reveling in nature –before it evolved into the “climate hero” devoting her life to the matters of clean water for … Read more