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Educational Graffiti – COOL Things to Do in the Classroom –

Yellow Fish Road™ Program is a Toronto and Region Conservation initiative that offers students a FREE half-day of curriculum-linked learning.

This hands-on program allows students and participants to get involved in community outreach action by getting out there and DOING something! Yellow Fish Road™ uses a PowerPoint presentation, an in-class demonstration and an interactive aspect to help students understand how our storm drains are directly linked to local water bodies without any purification/treatment.

i.e. everything we dump in storm drains goes directly into our water systems!

After students are educated, they can mark local storm drains with yellow fish and share educational pamphlets to homes in the area, helping educate others about storm water pollution.

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* – The program runs from April-October and can be used in schools (grades 2-12), corporate and special interest groups or guides/scouts.

If you want to know how you can get your classroom involved, check out the Yellow Fish Road Website or the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Website

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Source: Fishes of Toronto: A Guide to their Remarkable World – City of Toronto Biodiversity Series, 2012

– SAVE THE PLANET – GET FREE STUFF –

If you want to feel good and simultaneously do some good for the earth, I suggest you check out Freecycle.org

Freecycle is a nonprofit, grassroots movement with 5,000+ groups worldwide.
People give/get stuff for free, locally.

The movement is saving you from being sucked into the corporate wormhole; Buy. Break. Toss. Repeat.

Help you $$$ SAVE MONEY$$$ and give yourself the opportunity to find cool, new-to-you stuff.

The best part? Things that are still good and usable stay out of landfills!

So why not reduce waste, save our valuable resources and give a gift to someone who will truly appreciate it? Giving feels good and it is 100% FREE

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