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GreenPower is partnering with Sierra Nevada Journeys, Nevada PLT, and the Nevada Division of Forestry to offer the “Greening” Your School for Student Achievement, Stewardship and Fun!” workshop. During this training, you’ll explore multidisciplinary lessons and investigations that promote “green” concepts surrounding energy, natural resources and the use of the environment for teachable moments. You’ll also be introduced to PLT’s GreenSchools! investigations that combine environmental education, service-learning, and leadership opportunities for students to reduce the ecological footprint of their school.

As always, this workshop is FREE for Nevada’s educators! Lunch will be provided and participants receive a .5 in-service credit upon completion of the training.

Date
Time Location
May 17, 2014 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Desert Research Institute
755 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119

You have a garden, now what? Come join us for a half day focused on supporting school gardens. There will be presentations from USDA, Edible School Garden Coalition, and Junior Achievement as well as teacher breakout sessions and some hands-on-activities aligned to Next Generation Science Standards.

This a GreenPower sponsored event hosted by Create a Change Now. Lunch and coffee will be provided. 

Please note the end time has changed. This event will be done by 1:30pm. 

Information and Online Registration

Date Time Location
Saturday, April 26, 2014 8:00 am - 1:30 pm Desert Research Institute
755 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119

 

Architecture is all around us in the garden! In this hands-on workshop, you’ll explore the natural architecture of plants, learn the importance of design, build models of shelters and much more! Sponsored by DRI’s GreenPower Program, this training from the folks at Urban Roots is completely FREE for Nevada’s educators. Attendance is limited to 20 attendees, so sign up soon!

In-Service Credit

If you’re interested in a 0.5 in-service credit, be sure to also sign up and attend our Artful Architecture workshop on Saturday, March 8th, 2014. You must attend both sessions to obtain the 0.5 in-service credit.

Information and Online Registration

Date
Time Location
Saturday, April 12, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Urban Roots Farm
3001 W. 4th Street
Reno, NV 89523