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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published June 03, 2010

GOVERNOR MARTIN O’MALLEY TO JOIN HUNDREDS OF MARYLAND STUDENTS TO CELEBRATE CHILDREN IN NATURE



Governor to honor Maryland Green Schools and promote environmental education

ANNAPOLIS, MD (June 3, 2010) – Governor Martin O’Malley will join students, teachers and administrators from nearly 100 schools and education centers to celebrate improvements in Maryland’s environmental education programs through the Partnership for Children in Nature. Governor O’Malley will address students and educators from Maryland’s Green Schools program, a nationally-recognized program to enhance students’ environmental literacy.

The Partnership for Children in Nature and the Maryland Green Schools program were launched by Governor O’Malley to ensure all Maryland young people have the opportunity to learn about their environment, connect with their natural world and grow to become responsible stewards.

The Maryland Green School program is a member of Governor O’Malley’s Partnership for Children in Nature. The Governor will also be joined by representatives from the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE), the Maryland No Child Left Inside Coalition, the Chesapeake Bay Trust, and others. The Governor will present MAEOE with a Smart, Green & Growing Award.

WHAT:
Governor O’Malley to highlight importance of environmental education with participants in Maryland’s Green School program

WHEN: TOMORROW, Friday, June 4, 2010 at 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Striped Bass Pavilion
Sandy Point State Park
1100 East College Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21409