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Headwaters students create story maps for Two Rivers Festival

Posted June 1, 2021

Students in the grade 12 Headwaters Program have created story maps for the Two Rivers Festival.

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2021 H2Awesome! goes virtual

Posted March 19, 2021

Thousands of middle school students will be connecting virtually for the 2021 H2Awesome! “Water Matters” Conference from World Water Day to Earth Day.

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Make the Earth better by wearing a sweater – February 4 is National Sweater Day

Posted February 4, 2021

National Sweater Day is a way to learn about the importance of saving energy and to inspire you to use less energy all winter.

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Kindergarten students at Westwood PS learn to be in nature 

Posted October 26, 2020

Students in Kindergarten at Westwood Public School have been spending a lot of time in nature as a way to get outside but also to learn. 

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Edward Johnson PS teacher wins 2020 Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award

Posted June 22, 2020

A teacher from Edward Johnson Public School in Guelph has be awarded the Upper Grand District School Board’s Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award.

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Grade 5 students at Kortright Hills PS win video challenge

Posted May 13, 2020

The Water Rockers, Grade 5 students at Kortright Hills Public School in Ms. Dykstra’s class, have recently been named the winners of a video challenge.

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UGLearnGreen: Earth Day is April 22 – How will you celebrate the Earth?

Posted April 20, 2020

April 22 is Earth Day, a great day to celebrate our planet. Earth Day is 50 years old this year, which is a great reason to celebrate.

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UGLearnGreen: You can make a difference this Earth Hour

Posted March 23, 2020

Earth Hour’s mission is to unite people to protect the planet by raising awareness of about climate change and encouraging positive action.

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SHSM students at CCVI construct indoor vertical garden

Posted March 10, 2020

Grade 11 and 12 students in the SHSM at Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute have been busy constructing an indoor vertical garden.

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UGLearnGreen: UGDSB pledges to make a difference through Eco Resolutions

Posted February 20, 2020

Staff and students across the Upper Grand District School Board have pledged to make changes in their lives to reduce their carbon footprint, live waste-free and adopt environmentally-minded habits.

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