Success Stories

Through EarthGen’s programs that connect hands-on environmental education with local action, young people are engaged in learning and action to protect people and the planet.

These success stories illustrate some of the many ways that students, teachers, and school communities are making a difference. Together with its partners across Washington, EarthGen is equipping young people to become leaders for sustainability and justice.

Three students on stage at the state Capitol in Olympia presenting their anti-idling campaign.

Lakeland Hills Elementary Students Make Breathing Easier

EarthGen’s Breathing Easier science unit teaches elementary students about air pollution and environmental justice and equips young people to take action to protect their health.

Zoom screenshot showing students and EarthGen staff in gallery mode smiling and giving thumbs up.

EarthGen’s Pandemic Pivot Kept Kids Learning about the Environment

When COVID-19 closed schools suddenly in 2020, EarthGen rose to the challenge to ensure that even during a pandemic, environmental learning and action never stop.