CHS Environmental Arts Club
Club purpose: promote environmental awareness and stewardship through the arts, especially (though not exclusively) photography.Meeting agendas
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Creative Work and Being Persistent -- Watch this 2 min video.Inspiring article about serving greens in a school cafeteria.
Northwest Nature Photographers -- Browse. What do you like? Some of these places are inaccessible for club field trips, but still... what inspires you?
August 1, 2017: Greenhouses torn down per order of Maintenance department, citing safety issues.May-June 2017: Placed 100's of strawberries, kale, other greens & 4 wasabi plants in the grow beds. Water quality testing, balancing ammonia, nitrites, nitrates, pH. Ready for fish.March 10, 2017: Phase 2 of the aquaponics system finished! We turned the pump on! Water flowed through the whole system for the first time.June 2016: Raised bed building work party with 60-70 students
Spring 2016: $5,000 Lowes Community Partner Grant.Jan 2016: $800 Bruin Community ParentsFall 2015: $1,000 Everett Public Schools FoundationAugust 2015: Phase 1 of the aquaponics system finished! 12 tables and 4 tanks built. (pictures here)Fall 2014: $1,000 Everett Public Schools Foundation for ZipGrow towersMay 2014: $5,000 Lowes Community Partner Grant. Partnering with Farmer Frog to build an aquaponics system.
April 2013: Hoop greenhouse repairs are done! perimeter foundation, door, working water and electric! Cleanup done too.
October 2012: $500 Everett Public Schools Foundation
May 2012: $2,000 grant from Food Corp (Whole Foods)! This is what started it all: cleaning up the large greenhouses and buying materials and tools to build raised beds.
Selected Aquaponics linksAquaponics chemistryStarting Seeds
- Perlite and mop head strands https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8-uo9pYR0o (start at 0:30)