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Green Thumb Challenge 

Green Thumb Challenge Contest sponsored by Gardener's Supply

Check out the Green Thumb Challenge winner and runners up for 2017 here! A big thank you to eveyone who participated and submitted entries!

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Kicks off the first full week in Feb! Join now to participate in all of the fun. A special thanks to all the schools who have submitted Green in Action Awards. Check out this year's winners here! Take this time to think about what week you would like to be your next Green Week.  Choose your theme from this list of GEF Programs.

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The Green Classroom Pledge

Green Classroom Pledge

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Sustainability 101 Certification!


GEF Institute is now utilizing NOCTI to administer its Sustainability 101 Certification program. Check out the Press Release to learn more about the partnership. For more information, please visit

Sustainability Lesson Clearinghouse

Download, share, and comment on hundreds of sustainability lessons in GEF's K-12 lesson clearinghouse! Find the right lesson, activity or audit for your students by searching by grade level and subject area. Access is unlimited and free to GEF members!

Online Professional Development

Visit GEF Institute's website to find online, sustainability-focused professional development courses. Earn a certificate or simply take a course for academic or professional development credits through the Institute's partnering university.

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