Students Use Art to Get Their Message Across
The Marin School of Environmental Leadership (MarinSEL) members at Terra Linda High School have discovered a creative and fun way to educate their fellow students. They plan to place this cartoon cutout in a hallway with a bag to collect trash and ask students to sign a pledge not to litter.
In the photo on the right (taken by Jill Whitebrook), two students demonstrate. Jack is facing the camera as Cole puts the final touches on the cutout. Your Mission: Take a picture and take the pledge! For more about this terrific group, see the story below.
MarinSEL Students Clean Up Las Gallinas Creek
Students from the The Marin School of Environmental Leadership (MarinSEL) at Terra Linda High School gathered on a Saturday to remove debris from Las Gallinas Creek. It was an An impressive sight as these four students made their way in kayaks to remove debris and prevent it from going out into the bay and beyond. (see photos below)
Clean Mill Valley’s Joan Murray and Marin Clean Highways’ Vicky Dehnert and Jill Whitebook, are advisers to the group of six sophomores whose project they have named “Refuse Refuse”. Joan, Vicky and Jill lead the umbrella group of Clean Marin. One primary goal is to bring communities in our county together to work for a common cause and educate all age groups in Marin about the negative impact of litter to our environment.
One of our students spoke at a San Rafael City Council meeting
during Public Open Time about their work and plan to be back at the end of their project to present their research and findings to the city council. They are working to create educational outreach to elementary schools.