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Learn how EarthGen is equipping youth, educators, and families to learn and take action in their local communities. Read about successes and keep up with the latest EarthGen news.

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Using Shellfish to Teach Climate Change

Shellfish are an important traditional food source with cultural significance for coastal Native people and the foundation of an iconic industry for Washington state. The shellfish industry here generates hundreds of millions […]

Preview of Climate-Friendly Meals Sustainable School Food Toolkit

Sustainable School Food Toolkit Aims to Reduce Impact

Nutrition services directors and other school district leaders need tangible, easy-to-implement strategies for making their food systems more sustainable. With support from the Bullitt Foundation, EarthGen created the Sustainable School […]

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Announcing the 2021 Green Medalists

EarthGen’s Green Medalist program honors individuals or groups who have shown leadership in sustainability, inclusion, and resilience within their school community. These characteristics were more important than ever this school […]

Thank you, teachers!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Through all the challenges we’ve faced this year, teachers across the state have shown resilience and dedication. To showcase our gratitude, we’re sharing these words from […]

Climate Change Activity Tools

Climate Change Activity for Earth Month

Climate change is one of the most important issues of our time. You may have heard about climate change and the impacts it is having on the earth, but do […]

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Extended Deadline – Green Medalist Nominations

EarthGen supports and recognizes individuals and organizations that are striving to be leaders for a healthy environment within school communities. Through EarthGen’s programs, young people gain the knowledge, skills, and […]

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Connecting Lessons of COVID and Climate Change

A new virtual training, COVID and Climate Change helps teachers explore the relationships among climate change, COVID, and social injustice. This professional learning workshop, a collaboration between EarthGen and ESD […]