Making a Difference šŸ“£

The TurfMutt Foundation encourages outdoor learning experiences, stewardship of our green spaces and care for allĀ living landscapes by teaching about theĀ outdoors and educating citizens about how to help sustain aĀ greener, healthier quality of life for this and future generations.

Outdoor learning šŸŖ“

TurfMutt has partnered with Scholastic, Discovery Education and Weekly Reader to hold sweepstakes and contestsĀ in which educators and students entered to win grants to expand or develop their schoolā€™s outdoor green space for better outdoor learning.

Global Learning šŸŒŽ

The Foundation, through its youth education resources, teaches students and teachers how to ā€œsave the planet, one yard, park or school yard at a timeā€ andĀ offers educational materials aligned with STEM for K-8 educators and students through the U.S. GreenĀ BuildingĀ Councilā€™sĀ Global Learning Lab.Ā The program has reached more than 70 million kids, teachers and families with their youth education materials.

TurfMutt has been an education resource at the U.S. Department of Educationā€™s Green Ribbon Schools, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Green Apple, the Center for Green Schools, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids, the National Energy Education Development (NEED) project, Climate Change Live, Petfinder and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.