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February 8, 2011

MADISON - Southeast Wisconsin teachers and school staff can learn about making their schools green and healthy for students and staff at an upcoming day-long workshop. The Green and Healthy Schools Program is conducting a day-long workshop on March 25 at Havenwoods State Forest Environmental Awareness Center in Milwaukee. The workshop will provide area school staff, teachers and administrators with training on how to incorporate Green and Healthy Schools program into their schools. The Green and Healthy Schools workshop will provide an in-depth introduction to the program, specifically focusing on the topics of: Workshop participants also will have the opportunity to connect with area businesses, nature centers, non-profit organizations and local governments. Schools will leave with a plan for making their individual school green and healthy. Substitute teacher costs will be covered by the DNR thanks to grants from the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, the Townsend Foundation and the Wisconsin Energy Foundation. Participants are encouraged to register early because space is limited.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Dan Werner at (608) 267-7622

Last Revised: Tuesday, February 08, 2011

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