Atlanta Based Program Creates Young Change Makers

Atlanta Regional Commission creates teen program to give students a crash course in policy change Grantee: Atlanta Regional Commission Project Title: Youth Leadership Training Grant Type: ecoSolution Description: The Model Atlanta Regional Commission (MARC) youth leadership program brings together 10th and 11th grade students from public and private schools in ten counties that represent the Atlanta region. As a part … Read more

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s Future Scientists is a group of 12 high school aged students that learn about the natural sciences through field experiences and other activities. They typically meet with the Museum’s curatorial and education staff as well as local, regional and national scientists and researchers and graduate students from local universities. … Read more

Protecting and Raising Awareness for Endangered Sea Turtles

In Englewood, Florida, Lemon Bay High School student Zander Srodes, age 16, has been giving lectures about sea turtles to children since he was 11. His passion for protecting and raising awareness for endangered sea turtles that nest along the local coastlines inspired Zander to write and publish a 20-page children’s activity book titled “Turtle … Read more

Green Map System & Fundacin GeoVida – Pereira, Colombia

The mission of Green Map System (GMS) is to promote sustainability and community participation in the local, natural and built environment. Through a partnership with Fundacin GeoVida, a non-profit organization based in Colombia, GMS used Green Mapmaking to help youth express their concerns and hopes for the local environment to their peers, older community members … Read more

The New York Restoration Project

The New York Restoration Project restores, develops and maintains parks in northern Manhattan and in the South Bronx. The Harlem River Aquatics Program incorporates a wide range of hands-on educational activities designed to increase students understanding of the environmental issues facing the Harlem River and the larger Hudson River Estuary. The Harlem River Aquatics Program … Read more