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There are no Environmental Schools scheduled in Tennessee at this time.




The Laurel District and The Rome Federated Garden Clubs, Inc. will be offering the Environmental School in Rome, Georgia at the ECO Center.  Dates for the schools are  October 2-3, 2018; January 9-10, 2019; March 20-21, 2019; and May 15-16, 2019.  Each two-day school will be $80.00 and that includes lunch for each day.

The Living Earth is the first course, October 2-3,  in the Environmental  School offered by the National Garden Clubs, Inc. and taught by local professionals.  This two-day course will discuss the four major components of the Earth’s life support system and the dynamic impact that ecosystems, environmental pressures, and historic actions create.

In this course, you will learn about environmental challenges and opportunities, identify both beneficial and harmful impacts that humans have on the environment.  You will discover methods of creating habitats in local surroundings, both business settings as well as home landscaping.  Discover new ways to conserve wasted energy, develop better habits to fuel conservation practices and encourage habitat rehabilitation.

Explore how to connect with groups and organizations to pursue and implement beneficial earth goals and create sustainable environments.  Learn how you can create meaningful change while healing the environment and preserving biodiversity.

Professionally guided field trips include the exploration and identification of the habitats surrounding the Rome/Floyd County ECO Center, including the native garden, wetland demonstration area, and native animal exhibits.  Lunch will be provided by members of the Rome Federated Garden Clubs.

Environmental  Schools are open to all garden club members and non-members.

Upon receipt of your enrollment form and check, an acknowledgment and course outline will be sent to you.

Anyone wishing to become an Environmental Consultant, accredited by NGC, Inc., must complete all four courses and pass an open book exam on the last day of each course.

For more information, see and click on the “News” tab.  You will see a trifold with more information.

Kathy Kennedy-Crownover,
Aug 9, 2018, 11:27 AM
Kathy Kennedy-Crownover,
Aug 9, 2018, 11:36 AM