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Student GREEN Congress this year will look a little different than it has in the past, but it is happening! Last year we had to cancel this very special event due to COVID-19. It was a tough decision, and disappointing for the students who had spent weeks preparing their presentations.  […]

2021 VIRTUAL Student GREEN Congress


My name is Maya, and I’m the Americorps member for the Nisqually River Education Project for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 service terms. The NREP cycles through many seasonal activities in a year, and this week’s fall colors and brisk air are signaling the start of tree planting season. Tree planting […]

Why I Plant Trees



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As we are all being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to provide educational activities for students to do from home in order to continue their learning during this difficult time. Below is a list of activities that can be done in accordance with social distancing recommendations. Some of […]

Activities for School Closures



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In preparation for the 28th Annual Student GREEN Congress, we asked students to create posters addressing water quality and empowering people to make a positive change in their watershed. This year’s Congress has been cancelled in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, so to honor the students and their hard work […]

Water Quality Posters



“The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children” -Dietrich Bonhoeffer In the field of environmental education and natural resources protection, what really drives progress is partners from near and far coming together to share resources and learn together. Experiences like […]

Environmental Justice and Building Connections


Hello! My name is Maya, and I’m so excited to be working with the Nisqually River Education Project through AmeriCorps this year. Growing up and going to school in the Northwest has provided me so many incredible experiences in connecting with the wild world around me and learning how to […]

Meet Maya!