August Newsletter 2014
Green Jobs Program Offers Opportunities for Educators and Students
Bluegrass Greensource’s Green Jobs Program is wrapping up its first year with some great events – a Green Business Tour for educators and 3 regional Green Career Fairs. Find out how you and your students can take advantage of these opportunities!
Free Rain Garden Workshops Offered in September
Bluegrass Greensource will be hosting several Rain Garden Workshops this fall in Clark, Madison, and Woodford Counties. Each workshop is FREE and open to the public, and eligible homeowners can apply for a $250 grant to help fund their own rain garden. Learn more.
Water Quality Program Available for Fourth Grade Classrooms
In partnership with Kentucky American Water, Greensource is offering a water quality and conservation education program for fourth graders in Bourbon, Clark, Owen, Scott, and Woodford Counties. Students will learn about watersheds and where their drinking water comes from, and will participate in a project that lets them take action for water quality in their community! Find out how to bring this program to your classroom!
Local Businesses Recognized for Green Efforts
An awards ceremony held on July 31st recognized the winners of the 2014 LiveGreenLexington Games, including overall winner 3M Ceradyne. Click here to find out which other businesses took home awards and to learn how your business can get involved in the challenge!
Bluegrass Greensource and Bluegrass Conservancy Partner for Elkhorn Cleanup
Volunteers and staff from Bluegrass Greensource and Bluegrass Conservancy recently spent a drizzly day pulling more than 1,800 pounds of material from a section of South Elkhorn Creek in Scott County. Continue reading.