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Children, Nature & Schools Symposium and Green Schools Tour – Register by March 10th

Intertwine Alliance hosts Children, Nature & Schools Symposium and Green Schools Tour on March 13th!
Children, Nature & Schools Symposium:

Finding New Ways to Help our Students Thrive

Monday, March 13, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“The Intertwine Alliance invites you to a full day of educational and strategic sessions during which we’ll think deeply about how to best leverage our schools and the time our children spend there to develop students who are physically active, achieve more academically, and become more deeply engaged stewards of our environment. ” –

The symposium includes lunch, along with a networking wine and beer reception.

Green School Tour
Tuesday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

“Please also join us the day after the symposium for a tour of projects highlighting green school successes.
Participants will visit four local schools, each of which has implemented green initiatives such as gardens, outdoor classrooms, storm water planters, restoration, and natural play areas.” –

Symposium: $50 general, $40 for Intertwine Alliance partners and school district employees

Green School Tour: $30

Oregon Zoo

4001 Southwest Canyon Road

Cascade Crest ballroom (just inside the main entrance downstairs from Cascade Grill)

Portland, OR 97221

Please register for one or both events by Friday, March 10.

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About Heidi DeGarmo, South-Metro Salem STEM Webmaster (137 Articles)
Heidi DeGarmo is a senior at OregonTech majoring in IT-Health Informatics. As a combat veteran it is a passion of hers to pay it forward. The South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership (SMSP) is a collaboration of school districts, community colleges, universities, out-of-school programs and business and community partners that is focused on increasing student access and success in STEM fields.