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Green Tour Sneak Peek

August 15, 2018

This year, the Green Tour will showcase a whole spectrum of homes that are doing their part to save energy. Each year, we are fortunate to find homeowners, businesses, and builders who are willing to show us what they’ve been working on and share their ideas so that we can all find the energy-saving potential […]

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Community Greenhouse Gas Inventory Completed

July 27, 2018

Results to be presented on August 2nd On September 7, 2016, the Bend City Council adopted a Climate Action Resolution that laid out a clear pathway for Bend to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Now, almost two years later, Bend’s greenhouse gas emissions inventory is complete and action planning is about to get started. Next […]

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Call for Applications for the 2018 Sustainability Awards

July 16, 2018

On November 15, 2018, The Environmental Center will present its sixth Sustainability Awards, honoring businesses, organizations and individuals that are leading the way to a sustainable future in Central Oregon. Applications for awards will be accepted in four categories: Small Business (10 or less employees), Large Business (more than 10 employees), Organization (government and nonprofits), […]

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Garden Grant Update: Three Rivers Elementary School

July 13, 2018

Three Rivers Elementary School in Sunriver had a very unique idea for a school garden! Their goal was to create a school garden project that was manageable in size and scope, but still connected students to growing food. With assistance from our FoodCorps Service Member, Claire, the school designed and built three mobile indoor garden […]

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Garden Grant Update: Seed to Table

July 10, 2018

With their grant from The Environmental Center, Seed to Table Farm in Sisters purchased a small set of grow lights to increase vegetable production for the school during winter months. This allowed the school to increase the amount of produce grown from zero heads of lettuce to 12 heads of lettuce a week! Providing fresh […]

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Garden Grant Update: Henry L Slater Elementary School

Henry L Slater Elementary School was one of seven School Garden Grant recipients in 2017. Here is a brief summary of what they did with the grant funds! Right now, The Environmental Center is fundraising to help MORE local teachers create and improve school gardens. Learn more and show your support here. Henry Slater, located in […]

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Garden Grant Update: Bend International School

July 5, 2018

Bend International School was one of seven School Garden Grant recipients in 2017. Here is a brief summary of what they did with the grant funds! Right now, The Environmental Center is fundraising to help MORE local teachers create and improve school gardens. Learn more and show your support here.  Bend International School put their grant […]

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Garden Grant Update: Sisters Elementary School

July 2, 2018

Sisters Elementary School was one of seven School Garden Grant recipients in 2017. Here is a brief summary of what they did with the grant funds! Right now, The Environmental Center is fundraising to help MORE local teachers create and improve school gardens. Learn more and show your support here.  Sisters Elementary School used their garden […]

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Garden Grant Update: REALMS

June 27, 2018

REALMS Middle School was one of seven School Garden Grant recipients in 2017. Here is a brief summary of what they did with the grant funds! Right now, The Environmental Center is fundraising to help MORE local teachers create and improve school gardens. Learn more and show your support here.  REALMS Middle School accomplished a LOT […]

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Garden Grant Update: Bear Creek Elem.

June 25, 2018

Break Creek Elementary School was one of seven School Garden Grant recipients in 2017. Here is a brief summary of what they did with the grant funds! Right now, The Environmental Center is fundraising to help MORE local teachers create and improve school gardens. Learn more and show your support here.  Bear Creek Elementary School’s goal […]

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