Interested students begin by contacting their principal or designated sustainability officer, an increasingly common staff position. Some libraries, museums and nature centers also host such clubs. They often have a specific core focus, such as cave or stream ecology.
Local Audubon Society chapters, for example, may offer a Junior Audubon Club to introduce youngsters to bird watching. Green kids clubs may be bolstered by parent involvement. Thinking globally, high school students in Pleasant Hill, California, formed Project Jatropha three years ago to encourage struggling farmers in India to plant jatropha crops that can be turned into biofuel far more efficiently than corn.
Green kids clubs provide educational and entertaining activities that help young people get involved, and can even lead to a career or lifelong hobby. Connect at BrianClarkHoward. Calendar Featured in Print View All. Featured View All.
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Overview Online Payment. About Franchise Opportunities Contact. Search Search. Getting Started Many schools already have green kids clubs, which can be easy to start. Upcoming Events Near You Global Brief. Peter Layton is from Louisiana. His fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews have appeared in publications such as Appalachian Journal , Literal Latte , Main Street Rag, and in numerous anthologies including Degrees of Elevation: Stories of Contemporary Appalachia.
Richard Luftig is a professor of educational psychology and special education at Miami University in Ohio. His third chapbook was published by Dos Madres Press. She enjoys science fiction movies and novels, videogames, Nine Inch Nails, and dream analysis. He teaches creative writing at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Christina Grace Mastrangelo is from Wilbraham, Massachusetts. Christina currently lives in Florence, Italy. Jon Mathewson is a writer from Middletown Springs, Vermont. He has been widely published in small press journals. June McBroom , as a blooming photographer, and native of Floyd, enjoys finding and sharing the beauty found within and outside the borders of Floyd County. Her work extends from farm scenes, downtown hot spots, to capturing citizens enjoying the world around them. Her other work can be found at Junebug Photography on Facebook. She is also for hire to capture any event or moment wished to be captured.
He teaches at Radford University and lives on a farm in Virginia. While residing in Floyd County a few years ago, he and his wife created, owned, and operated a PYO, certified organic blueberry farm in Alum Ridge. Sharon Mirtaheri is a creative writing student at Hollins University. She is a native of Snowville and her Ma's side of the family is from Indian Valley.
She tries to write with the Appalachian voice with which she grew up. His poems have been accepted in over journals in the U. He lives in Huntington, N. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, Bryan has been captivated by the arts since he was a boy.
Much of his artistic journey has come by way of music, as Bryan is a classically trained jazz pianist. However, during his final year at Bucknell University he focused on his creative writing. Though he has not published any of his poems yet, Bryan is constantly adding to his poetic manuscript. Brent Nash teaches high school physical science in Wirtz, Virginia. He is currently working on his first book of poetry, Gambit of the Eight. Nathan Alexander Neely studied literature as an undergraduate and creative writing as a graduate at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
While there, he was an editor for a burgeoning literary magazine, The Broken Plate. While working on his graduate degree, he published his first four poems. Bruce Nelson has been writing around the corners of his career for years which has been an education. He taught English at Tyler Junior College. Presently, he is writing as much poetry as he can, still dealing with the time constraints. Thought he could produce them more rapidly in comparison to other forms. Not so. Richard Nester is a native of Floyd County, who teaches at the University of California, Irvine, and who looks forward upon retirement to returning to the hills from whence he came.
Besides Moonshine , his most recent publications have been on- line in Qarrsiluni and Inlandia. She is the author of two as yet unpublished books- - Balance , a chapbook of poems based on B. Iyengar's series of emotional stability yoga poses, and a full manuscript of poetry entitled for the moment A Likely Story. She lives with her family in southern California and teaches writing at Irvine Valley College. His work has appeared in regularly in The Endicott Review. Rob finished a novel this past spring called Summer in a Small Town.
Rob and his family still reside in Floyd. Rob would like to thank Floyd County Moonshine for its continued support.
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Lance Nizami has no formal training in the Arts. Just for distraction, he started taking pictures in with a fixed- lens 28mm- equivalent Leica X1 no filters, no tripod , and has since had pictures non- manipulated printed in Vapid Kitten, The Shangri- La Shack, and Up The River others pending. Sue Osborne is a practicing family physician in Floyd, VA. She was involved in drama and the arts as a Floyd County High School student and returned to the area in Attending poetry readings at VCU in the s in Richmond, VA, she became interested in the traditions of physician writers.
His poems, reviews, translations, and photographs have appeared widely in literary journals, including recent or upcoming publications in The Cortland Review, The Cresset, Poetry Ireland, and The Chaffey Review. He walks in the dunes along the southern shore of Lake Michigan and watches the waves and the gulls. More information about Michael, and links to some of his work can be found at www.
You don't have to read his work, but he'd like it if you did. Works by this author have previously appeared in The Peel and The Revisioner. His work has been included in the Best of the Net Anthology and has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. For more on the author, visit his web site at timpoland.
He is a carpenter, a playwright, and basically an okay guy. He teaches at Stetson University. Her writing and photography appear regularly on her blog looseleafnotes. Whenever I don't know exactly what it is I'm doing and it borders on wasting my time, I call it research. Amanda Reynolds is a doctoral candidate at Florida State University.
She received her MFA from the University of Florida and is living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania writing, teaching, and chasing an elusive muse. She moved to Washington D. Michelle Rice lives in Floyd County, Virginia with her family. Her poetry and short stories were published many times when she was in high school. After a thirty year hiatus from writing, Michele again picked up her pen.
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She is working on the third novel in a series before she tries to find a literary agent for her novels. Along with a pen, she also picked up a camera. She enjoys photographing nature as she walks through the woods and field on the property she shares with her family.
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She enjoys gardening, working in her greenhouse, crocheting, and spending time with family, friends, and pets. Cynthia Ring began writing poetry in the Mojave Desert in She wrote this poem when she was 17 years old. She plans to attend Susquehanna University this fall.