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Birthday greetings for Bill Nye, the Science Guy!

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Happy Birthday, Bill Nye the Science Guy! We wish you many more years of awesome science.

Happy bday!

Not your typical classroom portable. How about one that’s more green and affordable? This is an artist’s rendering of one possible portable.

Ecotrope had a chance to check out DePave's project at James John Elementary School in Portland, where they removed blacktop from the playground to replace it with a rain garden or bioswale to reduce stormwater runoff.

It’s not that hard to compost and recycle correctly. I think people are just lazy.
Iman Shukri, 8th grade student and a member of the Green Team at Denny International Middle School in Seattle.

Cool time-lapse video of a student science experiment demonstrating tropism.

Denny International eighth graders Matthew Burckhard and David Williams volunteer every lunch hour to help make sure their peers compost and recycle.

This week Outdoor Idaho profiles a teen writing camp at Harriman State Park. And Ecotrope recently blogged about the founder of Portland’s Outdoor School to be featured in a future Oregon Field Guide show. Did you have outdoor education or camps as part of your childhood? How did it inform your view on nature and the environment?

This week Outdoor Idaho profiles a teen writing camp at Harriman State Park. And Ecotrope recently blogged about the founder of Portland’s Outdoor School to be featured in a future Oregon Field Guide show.

Did you have outdoor education or camps as part of your childhood? How did it inform your view on nature and the environment?

If ever the world needed Outdoor School, it is now. The economic problems are overshadowing everything, but we’re headed down the road to destruction if we can’t get together and educate ourselves.
Portland Outdoor School founder Warren “Gil” Gilfillan. Meet The Creator Of Outdoor School