A GREEN Series: The Power Of Community

Guest Post: Jan Sneddon, Director of GREEN In the spirit of the holidays, I wanted to focus on the general idea of community this month. I have been fortunate enough to support this program for the past 11 years, and the role has taken me to so many impressive, resilient communities and allowed me to[…]

Summer Series – Youth in Action Part 3: Rochester Brings Girl Power When Investigating Local Water Quality

If you haven’t been following along, so far we’ve featured two amazing groups of young people from Wentzville, MO, and Arlington, VA. Now we turn to the northeast, where two all-girls schools in Rochester, NY, took a unique approach when investigating their environment through GM GREEN. Rochester Brings Girl Power When Investigating Local Water Quality[…]

GM GREEN Program Plays Key Role in GM Sustainability

General Motors released its Sustainability Report for 2014 this May, and it gave a nod to our GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network) program for helping the Fortune 100 company meet its lofty sustainability goals. GM’s commitment to community is evident by their 25+ year investment in GM GREEN, captured in this highlight from[…]

GM GREEN Kicks Off in British Columbia and Texas

GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network) water monitoring kicked off this spring in Langley, British Columbia and Arlington, Texas. Through the program, young people work with engineers from General Motors to conduct water quality monitoring and use their findings to create lasting solutions for pressing water quality issues in their community. Students in each[…]

26 Years, 50 Partners, 1 Vision

On August 25, I had the pleasure of attending a very special Global Rivers Environmental Education Network Gathering in Ann Arbor to celebrate the long history and recent successes of the Global Rivers Environmental Education Network. It was an incredible event, filled with over 50 partners, mentors and original GREEN supporters who have helped shepherd, expand, and bring excitement to[…]