Teachers are Essential to our Success

EcoRise has gained enormous traction since its founding in 2008. Thanks to leadership commitments from Balcones Resources, The Meadows Foundation and H-E-B Grocery Company we will soon be serving more youth across Texas.

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1926830_717199905039538_5203060048036005774_n EcoExperiences: Green Gates Farm
Green Gate Farms recently hosted 9th grade students for a day of farm fun, work, and exploration. Students toured the farm, helped with daily tasks, and learned about bee keeping, nitrogen cycles, sustainable practices, and more. The students are working on video presentations...
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10615401_721943704565158_6281610217819685321_n EcoExperiences: Balcones Resources
How long does it take for a can of soda to make it from the recycling truck to ready to sell aluminum material? About eight minutes, according to Bob McGivney from Balcones Resources. McGivney, Director of Events for the facility that handles Austin area recyclables,...
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Our first North Texas Teacher Training Workshop was held at the Center for Community Cooperation on August 1. Teachers Are Essential To Our Success
EcoRise has gained enormous traction since its founding in 2008. Thanks to leadership commitments from Balcones Resources, The Meadows Foundation and H-E-B we will soon be serving more youth across Texas. The success of the expansion of EcoRise centers on its...
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92%

Environmental Literacy

of students increased their environmental literacy in a specific area such as water scarcity
"The EcoRise portfolios supported my teaching goals by not only incorporating student based learning, but also to give them a technology driven project that illustrated their learned skills."
— EcoRise Partner Teacher