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Sustain Dane Week of Wins Kicks Off with Annual Bike Tour

Sustain Dane Week of Wins Kicks Off with Annual Bike Tour

Last Wednesday, community members biked to different locations across Madison to hear about a variety of sustainability success stories and learn how they can get involved with some of these awesome initiatives.

Posted: 9:55AM June 23rd, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

“This is the best thing ever!”

“This is the best thing ever!”

A student at Prairie View Elementary shares their feelings about the school’s new outdoor classroom for #SDWeekOfWins

Posted: 2:53PM June 22nd, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

What Teachers Say about Outdoor Learning Network

What Teachers Say about Outdoor Learning Network

Check out feedback from educators about Sustain Dane’s Outdoor Learning Network.

Posted: 10:42AM June 21st, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

Connecting Children to Nature

Connecting Children to Nature

Rachel from Public Health Madison & Dane County shares why SD is great partner. #SDWeekOfWins

Posted: 10:28AM June 21st, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

Outdoor Learning at Muir Elementary

Outdoor Learning at Muir Elementary

Muir Elementary School teacher Jen shares how much her students love outdoor learning. #SDWeekOfWins

Posted: 10:20AM June 21st, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

UW Office of Sustainability - MPower Champion

UW Office of Sustainability - MPower Champion

MPower Champion UW Office of Sustainability makes sustainability wins happen! #SDWeekOfWins

Posted: 10:17AM June 21st, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

Yahara Watershed Academy in Numbers

Yahara Watershed Academy in Numbers

23 new Yahara Watershed Academy graduates - countless impacts. #SDWeekOfWins

Posted: 10:12AM June 21st, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

Yahara Watershed Academy - The Inaugural Class

Yahara Watershed Academy - The Inaugural Class

The inaugural class of the Yahara Watershed Academy shares their thoughts on the program for #SDWeekOfWins

Posted: 11:59AM June 19th, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

Grace & Sarah on Badger Bioneers Student Facilitators Program

Grace & Sarah on Badger Bioneers Student Facilitators Program

To celebrate the Week of Wins, Grace & Sarah share their experiences participating in the Student Facilitator program at Sustain Dane’s Badger Bioneers Conference.

Posted: 11:55AM June 19th, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

What 2nd Graders Say about Metcalfe’s Earth Day Bags

What 2nd Graders Say about Metcalfe’s Earth Day Bags

Every year, Sustain Dane facilitates the Metcalfe’s Earth Day Bags program. Jason, a teacher at Thoreau school, asked 2nd graders to explain the program. #SDWeekOfWins

Posted: 11:49AM June 19th, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

MPower Champ Morgridge Center Transforms Student Life

MPower Champ Morgridge Center Transforms Student Life

The UW Morgridge Center for Public Service makes huge sustainability strides for student life by participating in Sustain Dane’s MPower Champions Program. #SDWeekOfWins

Posted: 11:32AM June 19th, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

Sustain Dane Brings MMSD Students Outside

Sustain Dane Brings MMSD Students Outside

Madison Metropolitan School District’s Science Coordinator Patti shares how Sustain Dane brings outdoor learning to students across the district. #SDWeekOfWins

Posted: 9:40AM June 19th, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

Sustain Dane Energizes & Organizes School Garden

Sustain Dane Energizes & Organizes School Garden

3rd grade teacher at Prairie View Elementary, Cindi, discusses the deep impacts of Sustain Dane’s work for the school’s Gardenpalooza! #SDWeekOfWins

Posted: 1:32PM June 14th, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

The Lasting Impacts of GROW

The Lasting Impacts of GROW

Muir Elementary School teacher Jen shares how Sustain Dane’s work with the GROW Coalition in 2012-2015 still impacts student wellbeing and learning today.

Posted: 12:24PM June 14th, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

PTO President of Prairie View Elementary on Outdoor Learning

PTO President of Prairie View Elementary on Outdoor Learning

SD team member Julie visited Prairie View Elementary’s Gardenpalooza and asked PTO President Emily Leggin why outdoor learning is so important for students.

Posted: 5:02PM June 13th, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

The Benefits of Outdoor Learning

The Benefits of Outdoor Learning

In celebration of SD’s Week of Wins, learn about the many benefits of learning outside.

Posted: 4:54PM June 13th, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

A Story of Outdoor Learning

A Story of Outdoor Learning

In celebration of Sustain Dane’s Week of Wins, we’re sharing a story by Julie, SD Director of the Sustainable Schools Initiative, about the impacts of outdoor learning on a student and teacher at Prairie Elementary School.

Posted: 10:39AM June 12th, 2017 | Comments | Read On »

 

The Emerging Future

The Emerging Future

To celebrate Sustain Dane’s Week of Wins, Sustain Dane student partner and Badger Bioneers facilitator Hannah Lloyd shares a poem on Big ‘S’ Sustainability

Posted: 4:43PM May 30th, 2017 | Comments | Read On »