The City of Milton recently awarded five area schools, all members of the city's Evergreen Schools Program, grants of $250 each to assist with environmental programs. This free and voluntary program provides support and resources to local public and private schools to enhance their environmental education efforts.
The Evergreen School program is organized in conjunction with the cities of Alpharetta, Roswell and Milton and managed by the city's environmental committee, Milton Grows Green. Congratulations to the schools receiving the awards:
Birmingham Falls Elementary: Funds toward environmental education at the Earth Day Festival April 20. Cambridge High: Funds toward starting a recycling program. Cogburn Woods Elementary: Funds toward water testing equipment and expenses related to National Wildlife Fund Habitat certification. Crabapple Crossing Elementary: Funds toward rain barrels and educational supplies for the organic garden. Northwestern Middle: Funds toward enhancing the permaculture garden and additional environmental education activities to the outdoor classroom.