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Eco-Justice Center

Programs in Environmental Education for Children and Youth

The Eco-Justice Center was founded by the Racine Dominican Sisters as a place to model how to live sustainably and take care of Earth. 477 more words

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Racine Zoo’s Wildlife Explorers


The Racine Zoo’s Wildlife Explorers program brings every third grade student in the Racine Unified School District to the Racine Zoo every year.  Concepts taught in the class, such as predator-prey relationships and what makes a habitat, are closely aligned not only to state standards, but to the RUSD third grade curriculum. 262 more words

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Root River Environmental Education Community Center (REC)

The Root River Environmental Education Community Center (REC) opened in 2008 as a partnership between The University of Wisconsin-Parkside and the City of Racine. Activities at the REC are coordinated by the College of Natural and Health Sciences at UW-Parkside. 91 more words

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Caledonia Conservancy

The Caledonia Conservancy consists of 260 acres of land that is accredited by the Land Trust Alliance. There are walking trails as well as horse riding trails that are open to the public from dawn until dusk. 182 more words

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Great Lakes Community Conservation Corps

The Great Lakes Community Conservation Corps (Great Lakes CCC) trains and educates youth (ages 18-25) by leveraging resources among Great Lakes communities. Corps members gain credentials that close the skills gap, improve water quality, build habitat, grow the legacy of the original Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s and make the region more competitive in the global economy. 18 more words

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WATERshed Program

​The WATERshed program is conducted by Nancy Carlson. She has partnered with organizations and received grant funding to continue her efforts in offering hands-on water quality experience to Racine Unified School District students in grades 4 and 7. 56 more words

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