The National Wildlife Federation is offering two grant opportunities
for HISD schools. Applications are due Monday, June 15.
One grant focuses on secondary schools interested in
developing nature-based solutions to community stormwater runoff or flooding.
The second is open to all grade levels and emphases energy literacy.
Energy and Sustainability Quality Assurance Analyst
Stephanie Walker said schools should apply despite the uncertainty surrounding
the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Houston Independent School District’s Energy and Sustainability Department is celebrating Earth Day throughout the month of April.
All HISD campuses are invited to participate in the department’s “Earth Month” campaign, which aims to raise awareness and educate the community about the impact humans have on the environment and promote sustainable actions that help schools reduce their carbon footprints.
“We are looking forward to the students, staff, parents, and community participating in fun-filled educational events that will allow us to look at our behavior and how sustainable we are,” HISD Facilities Services Officer Alisha Jolivette said. “It is our hope that we will all participate in recycling opportunities and carry out sustainable initiatives.” Continue reading