Canadian Ocean Hero Shelby is Making a Big Impact in Her Community

Ocean Hero Shelby Hack

By Tracy Holmes – Surrey Now-Leader Newspaper Photo credit: Tracy Holmes Shelby’s favorite courses during Ocean Heroes Bootcamp was ‘Campaigning 101’ and ‘Making Your Pitch’ because it helped her put her ideas into action. Read Article About Ocean Heroes Bootcamp Ocean Heroes HQ is powered by Captain Planet Foundation, Lonely Whale, and Point Break Foundation…

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List of Freebies for Science Teachers Including Project Hero

By NSTA Check out this list of freebies for science teachers including Project Hero in the Summer issue of NSTA. Project Hero is a nationwide initiative from the Captain Planet Foundation teaches K–12 students about threatened and vulnerable animals and plants and where they live and empowers them to design and implement real-life solutions. Read…

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Free Time Adventures in Chester County

Grantee: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County – Chester County, PA Project Title: Free Time Adventures in Nature Grant Type: ecoTech Description: During TLC’s Free Time Adventures in Nature program, over 100 children got a chance to explore the creeks, meadows, ponds, and woodlands of the 300-acre Bucktoe Creek Preserve! Activities were centered around…

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Fall Creek’s Cricket Crawlers

Cricket Crawlers

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…

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With the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

Grantee: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Inc. – Atlanta, GA Project Title: Lake Lanier Aquatic Learning Center (LLALC) for K-12 Grant Type: ecoSolution Description: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’s LLALC project provides students with lessons that they can share with their families about how to keep their waters clean and safe from pollution and why it is important to use water…

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Clean Creek Campus in Austin

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…

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LAST at the Roanoke Cashie River Center

Grantee: Love A Sea Turtle Project Title: Albemarle Sound Project Grant Type: ecoSolution …will help make participating students more aware of why water quality in rivers needs to be protected, and also help them envision opportunities for pursuing education and even careers in science fields. – Tom Stroud, Partnership for the Sounds Description:   The…

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Santa Cruz’s Earth Stewards Project

Grantee: Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History – Santa Cruz, CA Project Title: Earth Stewards Project (ESP) Grant Type: ecoSolution I learned how to manage and motivate people. I felt pride in getting the job done. – Isaac, a high school student Description: The EPS program at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History takes high…

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The Project Wild America Youth Ambassadors Program

Grantee: Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History – Jamestown, NY Project Title: Project Wild America Youth Ambassadors Program 2017 Grant Type: ecoSolution Description: The Project Wild America Youth Ambassadors Program provides local youth with paid employment and green job skills while promoting understanding of sound conservation practices and a deeper awareness of the natural resources…

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