Environmentalist to share message with Clallam County kids in several school presentations this week

Peninsula Daily News

The Olympic Climate Action group of Port Angeles is sponsoring a visit by Plant-for-the-Planet ambassadors Michael Foster and his daughters, Zoe and Stella, to some Clallam County schools this week.

Plant-for-the-Planet is an international youth organization that hopes to plant 1 trillion trees worldwide by 2020.

Foster started a website, Climate Change for Families at www.climatechange
forfamilies.com and speaks for Plant-for-the-Planet.

The Fosters’ schedule this week is:

■   Tuesday — 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the public Crescent School in Joyce, speaking to middle school students and the high school environmental science class, followed by tree planting on the school grounds from 11 a.m. to noon.

■   Wednesday —
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the private Five Acre School in Sequim, speaking to students in third grade to seventh grade, followed by planting native shrubs in a restoration area at Dungeness County Park.

■   Thursday — Foster and his daughters will speak to Neah Bay Elementary School in the morning and the high school environmental science and chemistry classes in the afternoon.

Students may help the North Olympic Salmon Coalition replant riparian areas on the Hoko River on Feb. 19.

■ Friday — 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at the private Queen of Angels School in Port Angeles, speaking to students in third through eighth grades.

Last modified: February 16. 2014 7:47PM
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