WDSU: Lousiana Schools Helping Students to Go Green
The United States Green Building Council is linking up with Louisiana schools for a new initiative called the Louisiana Green Schools Challenge. The goal of the project is to engage students in environmental studies and to get them to create their own sustainable ways to go green.
Advocates of the project, like Arthur Johnson, say given the New Orleans infrastructure, the Crescent City is the perfect laboratory for students "to help them not only understand wetlands and restoration, and the importance of bayous, but see how that links to the community and how it can make a difference to them." READ MORE >>