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This Youth Resilience Clearinghouse contains resources to help students create action projects that address flooding, sea level rise, reducing carbon footprint and changes in climate. In addition, South Hampton Roads students that are implementing projects for the 2nd annual Elizabeth River Project Youth Resilience Expo, Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at Norfolk Botanical Gardens from 9-1pm can also contact us for additional resources and mentors.

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Elizabeth River Project 'Mudflats' Newsletter

Browse through quarterly newsletters outlining current topics and improvements within the Elizabeth River.

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WWF Cool School Challenge

The Cool School Challenge engages students and teachers in practical strategies to reduce carbon dioxide (...

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WWF Carbon Calculator

This website tracks and analyzes carbon and nitrogen usage and impacts based of lifestyle choices.  Includes tools to set benchmarks,...

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World Wildlife Fund Teacher Resources

Resources include downloadable Lesson Plan Toolkits on different conservation topics.  Each toolkit includes two...

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  • Downloadable Map
  • Educator Professional Development
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WHRO's Batten Environmental Education Initiative Video Series

Pick from a series of educational environmental stewardship videos geared towards all age groups.

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WHRO's Batten Environmental Education Initiative Community Resources

Learn about WHRO’s local environmental initiatives.  Includes King Tide project, flood mapping for resilience, and a video documentary...

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What Makes a Wetland a Wetland?

A video about What Makes a Wetland and Wetland from VIMS: Includes a short animation about wetlands, which may be useful for as...

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Virginia Zoo Zooperlative Award

Engage in environmental projects to make a local impact and compete for the Virginia Zoo Zooperlative Award.  Projects were scored based...

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Virginia Zoo School Programs

Through SOL aligned hands on programs students can learn about conservation and wildlife through different programs at...

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Virginia Zoo : Zooperlative Award

Information on the Virginia Zoo Zooperlative Award.  The Virginia Zoo chooses one project from grades 3-5 and one project from...

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Virginia Pilot Op-Ed: Economic Gap & Opportunity Zones

News article about Opportunity zones and food production.  Topics include food deserts, solar power installations, and energy. Op-Ed...

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Virginia Pilot Article – Norfolk Academy Solar Panels

Virginia Pilot news article on Norfolk Academy solar panel installation.  Learn about the background, process and current energy...

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Virginia Pilot Article : Opportunity Zone Fund for Solar Power

Virginian Pilot news article on Opportunity Zone fund to help bring solar benefits to low-income households in...

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Virginia Cooperative Extension – Environmental Quality

Virginia Cooperative Extension resources for environmental quality.  Topics include greenhouse gases, stewardship, water conservation,...

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Virginia Cooperative Extension - Water Quality

Virginia Cooperative Extension resources for home water quality.  Topics include greywater, reusing rainwater, water quality, emergency...

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