Call your mentor(s) to set up a GREEN STEPS Team meeting
before May 1 if you are one of the 19 schools in Richland or Lexington County who have applied to earn SC GREEN STEP School Awards this year. This program is designed for formal and informal educators to learn from one another and then help students take annual steps to improve their local environment. Learn more at www.greenstepschools.com
Entry forms due for Lexington County’s “Watershed-Sign-Design-Contest.”
The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium (LCSC)
, in cooperation with the South Carolina Department of Transportation, is offering a contest for students in middle and high schools in Lexington County to create signs that identify the four watersheds of Lexington County. Learn more
April 6–May 6
On-demand webinar available to explain the application process for Farm to School Grants.
Each year, the South Carolina Farm to School Program awards schools with mini-grants to implement the four core components of Farm to School. In addition to grant funding, grantees receive technical assistance from program staff throughout the entire school year as well training opportunities that include a one-day workshop (Action Institute), Garden Workshop, and Culinary Training. Learn more
Lexington County Recycles Day Event
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church
See the flyer
for more information, and learn about other events
Plant Sale at the Heyward Career and Technology Center Greenhouse
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
3560 Lynnhaven Dr, Columbia SC 29204
EEASC “Seed Balls for Butterflies” Workshop
4:00 p.m.-5:30 pm
AC Moore ES, 333 Etiwan Ave, Columbia SC 29205
Register by RSVP to Jane Hiller at email@example.com
or (803) 779-0608.
Free to EEASC members; $5 for non-EEASC members
Entries due for the Midlands Recycling and Sustainability Group’s Video Contest.
Make a short video or PowerPoint presentation showing how recycling happens at your school. Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Winning entries (judged as both accurate and entertaining) will be posted in future newsletters.
Registration Closes for the SC Bird Bioblitz at Congaree National Park.
can find more information and register online.