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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.

A group of 10 kindergarteners wears masks and looks at the camera holding up classwork as part of their marine debris lesson.

Learning to Live with Rising Seas

Originally published on the ClimeTime website on April 13, 2022 From high school students calculating the sea level rise resulting from climate change to kindergarteners tackling plastic pollution, EarthGen’s professional […]

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Nominate a Youth Environmental Leader

Do you know a young person who leads environmental action in their community? Nominate them for an EarthGen Medalist award! Each year, Washington K-12 students who have demonstrated environmental leadership […]

An adult and student plant a fern as part of The ISland School's restoration project

New! EarthGen Habitat Restoration Certification

School certification is EarthGen’s original and longest running program. Now we are introducing the eighth certification category, Habitat Restoration, to expand sustainability on school campuses into local communities. Habitat restoration provides […]

Seeking New Board Members

EarthGen Seeking New Board Members

To support the continued success and growth of the organization, EarthGen is seeking new, talented members for its Board of Directors. We invite community leaders who are committed to kids, K-12 education, climate solutions, and environmental justice to contact us to learn more.

"My favorite winter activity is bundling up for a long walk, or the very occasional polar plunge in Lake Washington."

Meet Rae, Our New Education Specialist

EarthGen is thrilled to welcome Rae Jing Han as our new Education Specialist! Currently completing her doctorate at the University of Washington, Rae supports EarthGen’s teacher training and program development, […]

Olympia School District teacher Heath Bingman presents economic interests in EarthGen’s mock climate summit.

EarthGen Uses Gamification to Teach Climate Action

While youth climate leaders often make the news, many young people believe climate change is too big a problem for them to solve. But young people are natural changemakers, and engaging them in civics and climate action can be as easy as playing a game.