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Stories of Otepoti - Exploring the Guiding Principles in Dunedin Enviroschools

This short 12 minute video was created our colleagues in Otepoti/Dunedin.  5 short videos document the development of the Guiding Principles in different Enviroschools.

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Become one of DOC's Habitat Heroes!

Do you know an early childhood centre, school or community group that’s doing great restoration work or wants to get started and doesn’t know how? 238 more words

For Teachers

Well worth a listen! Oturu School Principal, Fraser Smith talks to Kathryn Ryan about being shortlisted for best first book at the NZ Book Awards. Fraser talks at length about writing Awatea’s Treasure in collaboration with his students and being a Green Gold Enviroschool, student agency, and the benefits for the whole school community. 42 more words

For Teachers

EthicalTree hopes to connect ethically-oriented consumers and businesses

Ottawa – While studying international development and entrepreneurship at the University of Ottawa, Frank Ferris saw a huge gap between the number of ethically-oriented consumers and the available resources for helping them find businesses and products they wanted. 202 more words

Sustainable Communities

The Maryland Department of Planning Helps with Public School Funding

Planning Assistance in Action

With a typical annual state allocation of $300 million toward school construction to be distributed to 24 Local Education Agencies (LEA) across the state, the Interagency Committee for School Construction (IAC), which manages the Public School Construction Program (PSCP), has a lot of work to do. 579 more words

Planning Assistance In Action

Fruit trees available for schools

The Avis Leeson Trust have more than 1,000 fruit trees to give away this year thanks to the generosity of Andy and Sandi McGrath of… 182 more words

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