Holland TWP School to be recognized for exceptional achievement in Greening


On May 24, 2017, the students and staff of Holland Township Elementary School of Milford, NJ will be recognized by New Jersey Audubon and National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA program for exceptional achievement in ‘greening’ physical structure and grounds, conserving natural resources and integrating environmental education into curricula.  The school will be receiving the Green Flag Award, a nationally acclaimed achievement and Eco-School’s highest honor.  Allison Mulch of New Jersey Audubon will present the award to the school at a morning assembly, with the spring concert to follow.



About Eco-Schools

Eco-Schools is an international program hosted by the NWF in the U.S., and coordinated by New Jersey Audubon in NJ.  The program serves over 4,300 schools throughout the country.  Eco-Schools USA in New Jersey supports and directly aligns with Sustainable Jersey for Schools point-based system.  The Eco-Schools USA website has an interactive map that shows locations and distribution of participating schools. For more information: http://www.njaudubon.org/SectionEducation/ProvidingfortheEducationCommunity/NWFEco-SchoolsUSA.aspx

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About National Wildlife Federation: National Wildlife Federation is America’s largest conservation organization inspiring people to protect wildlife for our children’s future. NWF focuses its education and policy work on connecting children to nature for a nation of happier, healthier kids. NWF’s state affiliate is NJ Audubon. For more information: www.nwf.org.


About NJ Audubon: New Jersey Audubon is a privately supported, not-for profit, statewide membership organization that fosters environmental awareness and a conservation ethic among New Jersey’s citizens; protects New Jersey’s birds, mammals, other animals, and plants, especially endangered and threatened species; and promotes preservation of New Jersey’s valuable natural habitats. For more information: www.njaudubon.org.

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