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  • Back to School with YLC

    This piece is part of a series of "Back-to-School" blogs penned by our Youth Leadership Council members. Each blog highlights a different way to bring a conservation-focused mindset to campus...and beyond. Becky Shelton, YLC Member There is a reason I dream of saving the ocean’s fish with a team of teenagers. During my junior year of high school, I was accepted into the Seattle Aquarium’s teen volunteer program, where I committed over 500…

  • Back to School With YLC

    This piece is part of a series of "Back-to-School" blogs penned by our Youth Leadership Council members. Each blog highlights a different way to bring a conservation-focused mindset to campus. Elizabeth Sherr, YLC Member  Summer has reached its peak -- say goodbye to your weekday barbeques, trips to the beach, and of course, worry-free netflix binges. The bittersweet time has come to leave family and home, but to also say hello to new classes and friends. Maybe…

  • Play-In For Climate Action

    From July 12th through the 14th, I went to Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Moms Clean Air Force, an organization that fights for clean air for their children. Moms Clean Air Force aims to encourage politicians in Congress to advocate for the Clean Air Act and stand side by side with us and the EPA. They unite for their children and fight against pollution through political activism, education, and constant involvement. Three other ladies and one guy from my…

  • #TakeActionTuesday

    EarthEcho wants to highlight the great things that youth all across the United States are doing to protect our Water Planet. Every Tuesday, we will share inspiring stories of young people  taking the future of our planet into their own hands and creating positive change around them. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as we share their stories in words, photos, and videos. Want us to feature your story? Tell us how you’re making difference here.…

  • Coventry MS Students Plant Over 1,000 Trees

    This year, EarthEcho LEAP Educator Jim Trogdon and his students took on the task of "daylighting" a local stream that had been forced underground decades ago. His classroom not only brought the stream above ground, but also took part in planting over 1,000 native shrubs, trees, and grasses to restore the site. With the help of Ken Christensen from Davey Tree Experts, Trogdon and his students selected several native species to plant along the stream site. Species were…