Category Archives: Green Schools

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),

2014 Watershed Hero Award – Loma Vista Elementary School

  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),

2014 Watershed Hero Award – Loma Vista Elementary School

  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…2013 Green School Awards Announced

[slideshow] Each year the Green School Award Program, sponsored by the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division in partnership with Agromin Premium Soil Products, recognizes a school that demonstrates exemplary efforts to help the environment. This year, on November 18,

And the Winner is…2013 Green School Awards Announced

[slideshow] Each year the Green School Award Program, sponsored by the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division in partnership with Agromin Premium Soil Products, recognizes a school that demonstrates exemplary efforts to help the environment. This year, on November 18,

Will Rogers Elementary School: Midtown Ventura Community Council’s Adopt-A-School Project for 2013

[slideshow] WATCH THE SUSTAINABLE VENTURA NEWS VIDEO      Students at Will Rogers Elementary School will learn from a living laboratory created on their campus last summer with the help of Midtown Ventura Community Council’s Adopt-A-School Project for 2013.  To help

Will Rogers Elementary School: Midtown Ventura Community Council’s Adopt-A-School Project for 2013

[slideshow] WATCH THE SUSTAINABLE VENTURA NEWS VIDEO      Students at Will Rogers Elementary School will learn from a living laboratory created on their campus last summer with the help of Midtown Ventura Community Council’s Adopt-A-School Project for 2013.  To help