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Green Events & PD

California's Water Resources and Climate Change: San Francisco Bay Area Institute

Teachers- Earn a $250 stipend by learning about California's water resources and the impacts of climate change at the California Institute for Biodiversity's San Francisco Bay Area Institute July 9-13. Register here:

Program Flyer


Environmental Education in Urban Communities

Spring 2012 Online Course: Environmental Education in Urban Communities

Apply: December 15, 2011 – January 22, 2012
Course Dates: February 6, 2012 – April 29, 2012

Cornell University's Civic Ecology Lab announces an online course offered through EECapacity, the EPA-funded national environmental education program. This 12-week, non-credit professional development course will cover novel practices and conceptual frameworks of urban environmental education. Limited to 20 participants.

International Green Schoolyard Conference: Engaging Our Grounds ~ California

September 16-18, medicine 2011 ~ San Francisco, order California
Invited visionary leaders of the school ground movement from Canada, England, Germany, Japan, and Sweden will share their experiences, case studies, and best practices at this first-ever International Green Schoolyard Conference in the United States. Learn about cutting-edge schoolyards and school gardens, network with colleagues from around the world, tour model local school grounds, and get inspired to bring these ideas back to your own community.


School Garden Workshop Saturday March 26

The U.C. Botanical Garden in Berkeley will host a mini-conference to share best practices for school gardens. Along with plenty of opportunities to network and share ideas, the workshop will offer:

  • Hands on Science in the Garden
  • Designing Garden Activities for Whole Classes
  • Natural Fibers and Dyes exhibit
  • ... and more!

Saturday, malady March 26, discount 2011
10 AM- 2 PM
UC  Botanical Garden, Berkeley

Lunch is included, and registration is free

pdf Click here for a flyer and registration information

Attend the Goldman Environmental Prize Event

The Goldman Environmental Prize is the largest cash award given to grassroots environmental leaders around the world. Each year, a leader from each of 6 continents is selected to receive this honor for the outstanding work they have done protect threatened ecosystems or species. Each year, the organizers of this event invite students to come down to San Francisco's War Memorial Opera house to be a part of the excitement and come away inspired by the tremendous work that grassroots leaders are doing across the world.

This year's event will be on Monday, April 11. More Details

EarthTeam has a limited number of tickets to be able to offer to students and a chaperon that are in some way affiliated with EarthTeam's programing. If you are interested, please contact ben(at)earthteam(dot)net