Category Archives: Green Schools

Have you entered your school for a Green School Nomination? Do so by March 31!

In honor of Earth Day, The City of Ventura recognizes two schools for their outstanding sustainability and water wise efforts.  Environment Sustainability Division has partnered with Agromin Premium Soil Products to present Environmental Leadership Award. Ventura Water presents the Watershed

Have you entered your school for a Green School Nomination? Do so by March 31!

In honor of Earth Day, The City of Ventura recognizes two schools for their outstanding sustainability and water wise efforts.  Environment Sustainability Division has partnered with Agromin Premium Soil Products to present Environmental Leadership Award. Ventura Water presents the Watershed

City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability’s 2017 GREEN School Program

Recognizing the importance of educating Ventura’s youth to establish lifelong sustainable habits and practices, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division and Ventura Water offers free educational presentations to all local K-12 schools, after-school, and pre-school programs. “Our green school

City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability’s 2017 GREEN School Program

Recognizing the importance of educating Ventura’s youth to establish lifelong sustainable habits and practices, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division and Ventura Water offers free educational presentations to all local K-12 schools, after-school, and pre-school programs. “Our green school

2017 FREE Green School Programs

The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability and Ventura Water offer FREE interactive educational presentations teaching students (local K-12 schools, after-school and pre-school programs) about natural resources, solid waste management, recycling, waste reduction strategies, and water conservation. In this SUSTAINABLE VENTURA

2017 FREE Green School Programs

The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability and Ventura Water offer FREE interactive educational presentations teaching students (local K-12 schools, after-school and pre-school programs) about natural resources, solid waste management, recycling, waste reduction strategies, and water conservation. In this SUSTAINABLE VENTURA

GREEN Games for Children that Foster Environmental Sustainability

Research shows that teaching children about environmental sustainability practices from a young age helps them retain and incorporate green practices as they mature.  Here’s a fun way to teach your children about “Being Green.”  Click here to PLAY GREEN GAMES.

GREEN Games for Children that Foster Environmental Sustainability

Research shows that teaching children about environmental sustainability practices from a young age helps them retain and incorporate green practices as they mature.  Here’s a fun way to teach your children about “Being Green.”  Click here to PLAY GREEN GAMES.

Student Recycling Project Satisfies School Requirements and Benefits the Community

A current trend in high schools nationwide is to incorporate community service as a requirement for all students. Many Ventura schools have already begun this practice and have incorporated volunteering for public service programs as part of their curriculum, with

Student Recycling Project Satisfies School Requirements and Benefits the Community

A current trend in high schools nationwide is to incorporate community service as a requirement for all students. Many Ventura schools have already begun this practice and have incorporated volunteering for public service programs as part of their curriculum, with

GREEN Tips PODCAST for back to school

It’s a well-proven fact that teaching children from a young age about the environment and how to be more green and sustainable helps them to develop positive patterns that stick with them for life. Each and every person can make

GREEN Tips PODCAST for back to school

It’s a well-proven fact that teaching children from a young age about the environment and how to be more green and sustainable helps them to develop positive patterns that stick with them for life. Each and every person can make

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Green School and Watershed Hero Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Green School Award Winner — Buena High School! Pictured Left to Right, Back Row: Michael Yorke (Buena Principal), Lauren Zaragoza, Amanda Richards, Sally Ellberg, Bobbi Powers, Lynn Harrison (Harrison Industries), Frank Davis. Front Row: Nan Drake

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Green School and Watershed Hero Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Green School Award Winner — Buena High School! Pictured Left to Right, Back Row: Michael Yorke (Buena Principal), Lauren Zaragoza, Amanda Richards, Sally Ellberg, Bobbi Powers, Lynn Harrison (Harrison Industries), Frank Davis. Front Row: Nan Drake

Ventura College Goes GREEN!

Ventura College is working toward a campus-wide sustainability plan. On October 15, members of the college’s administration, staff, and teachers met with representatives from EJ Harrison and the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, Community Development, and Ventura Water for

Ventura College Goes GREEN!

Ventura College is working toward a campus-wide sustainability plan. On October 15, members of the college’s administration, staff, and teachers met with representatives from EJ Harrison and the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, Community Development, and Ventura Water for

Tips To Keep It GREEN Back to School

It’s well a known fact that educating children at a young age about the environment helps form positive patterns that stick with them for life. Here are some back to school tips that can make a difference! ONE:  Eat Smart,

Tips To Keep It GREEN Back to School

It’s well a known fact that educating children at a young age about the environment helps form positive patterns that stick with them for life. Here are some back to school tips that can make a difference! ONE:  Eat Smart,

And The Winner Is…2014 Green School Award Presented to Lincoln Elementary School

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hy0ORM33pWA] In recognition and support of local environmental efforts, on Monday, December 15, 2014, Ventura Mayor Cheryl Hetimann, on behalf of the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, Ventura Water, E.J. Harrison & Sons, and Agromin Premium Soil Products (Agromin),

And The Winner Is…2014 Green School Award Presented to Lincoln Elementary School

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hy0ORM33pWA] In recognition and support of local environmental efforts, on Monday, December 15, 2014, Ventura Mayor Cheryl Hetimann, on behalf of the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, Ventura Water, E.J. Harrison & Sons, and Agromin Premium Soil Products (Agromin),