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RGC Environmental Blog Competition 2020

“Moving from consumers to caretakers of our air, water, forest, land, and wildlife by reducing carbon footprints”

Inspired by 16-year-old Greta Thernberg’s speech to the UN and the National Garden Club, Inc.’s Conservation Pledge – “I pledge to protect and conserve the natural resources of the planet earth and promise to promote education so we may become caretakers of our air, water, forest, land, and wildlife.” Roswell Garden Club invites high school students from public, private, and home schools in Roswell, GA,
to write a blog post exploring how we in Roswell can become caretakers of our air, water, forest, land, and wildlife.

The topic for the post, “Moving from consumers to caretakers of our air, water, forest, land, and wildlife by reducing carbon footprints,” lends itself to a variety of perspectives. Students are encouraged to blog about ways communities, organizations such as schools, families, and individuals can begin to have a positive impact on our world.

Who can participate? Any high schooler living in Roswell, Georgia

How long should it be? When does it need to be submitted? How is it submitted? All of these details, and a few more are in this pdf CallForBlogs2020

We look forward to reading your responses and sharing them with the world.

We can lower our carbon footprint and end climate change—here’s how, by RGC Guest Blogger & 2nd place HS blog winner Savannah Young

We can lower our carbon footprint and end climate change—here’s how, by RGC Guest Blogger & 2nd place HS blog winner Savannah Young

It’s needless to say that there’s no shortage of plastic in the Roswell area. 

Between the sheer amount of straws given out at restaurants to the load of plastic bottles you can find on the side of the road, there’s no doubt that we need to make a change. 

However, while some may struggle to see that we need to make changes in our lives to help the environment long term, others may find it difficult to actually make the change.  

So, we’re throwing it back to elementary school and reminding everyone of the three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. 

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Why am I Helping the Environment?…by Guest Blogger & 3rd Place Winner Maynor Chinchilla

Why am I Helping the Environment?…by Guest Blogger & 3rd Place Winner Maynor Chinchilla

I want you to think about the question “Why I am helping the environment?”. For a lot of people this question is difficult to answer because they may not help the environment or not ever think about it, and if you are one of those people here is the answer. We need to help our environment so we as the entire humanity can have a better future. Remember that this is the place that you are going to invite your children. Remember that their future is located in their home, and I don’t think someone can have a future when it does not even have a home. You are choosing between letting the kids live and die. Trust I know that those words are really strong but…

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2020 RGC High School Environmental Blog Post Competition Winners

2020 RGC High School Environmental Blog Post Competition Winners

Roswell Garden Club is excited to announce the winners of the 2020 Environmental Blog Entry Competition:

1st place – The Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling, Tara Goff

2nd place – We Can Lower Our Carbon Footprint and End Climate Change—Here’s How, Savannah Young

3rd place – Why am I Helping the Environment?, Maynor Chinchilla

We encourage you to read the words of these student-bloggers from our community and take action on their suggestions. Let’s work together to take the National Garden Club, Inc.’s challenge and move from consumers to caretakers of our air, water, forest, land, and wildlife.

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