Our Summer Institute: 40 Teachers, a Landfill and a Wastewater Plant

What happens when you have TreePeople’s Education Department, 40+ educators, a two-day Generation Earth workshop and the Hyperion Wastewater Treatment Center? A whole ton of fun and learning–that’s what! Earlier this summer, the Generation Earth program delivered yet another successful Summer Institute focusing on waste, water and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in LA. The […]

Slow It. Spread It. Sink It.

With last year’s record breaking rain, it is more important than ever to prepare for another onslaught of moisture heading toward LA this winter. Did you know 3.8 billion gallons of polluted water is sent into the ocean for every inch of rain that falls on the City of Los Angeles? This isn’t how it […]

LA Teens Face Off at Streets to Sea

LA’s water pollution doesn’t stand a chance against our youth. This spring, our Generation Earth program hosted the yearly Streets to the Sea Challenge. The projects presented inspired and taught us all so much. What is Streets to the Sea, you ask? Each year, Generation Earth asks middle and high school students from all over […]

Check out these Inspiring Water-Wise Students!

We are so impressed! Congratulations to all the schools that participated in the Streets to the Sea Challenge!  The Challenge recognizes students who organize service-learning projects around stormwater pollution prevention and water-wise solutions. This year, 11 schools from around Los Angeles County were selected for the final round of judging held at Disney Synergy Lab, […]

Calling all Water-Wise Students!

Do you know a hard working, environmentally-minded student that would like an opportunity to win a trip on a marine science boat excursion, AKA, the Floating Lab? Invite them to join the Streets to Sea Challenge! The Streets to Sea Challenge is an inter-school competition for 7th-12th graders that challenges students to create a campaign […]