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Junior / Senior Projects
Every WISE student needs to do an
environmentally themed project this year. Scroll down to find a list of more than 30 pre-approved student projects with contact information. Sign up with Mr. Lands and get extra credits
for working on your project!
List of "pre-approved" Junior / Senior Projects!
Learn about solar power
Institute is looking for an intern that can help put together and
organize educational solar kits as well as other projects. Contact Tor Allen firstname.lastname@example.org
Help the town of Windsor with composting
Windsor is looking for someone to help them collect food waste during summer events. Experience during the summer would be a great way to learn how best to implement a similar program at our school during lunch!
Recycle Outreach Coordinator
Redwood Empire Disposal
North Bay Corporation
(707)588-3684 - office
(707)586-1930 - fax
Learn how to build with Cob!
Do you want to learn to build a bench, oven or other Earthen structure? Learn how and then then do it. Check out the website below
Work at the SRJC
experimental “Shone Farm”
They need 6
interns for project work dealing with sustainable agriculture. Projects can turn
into paid summer work. Juniors may progress
from junior project to paid summer work to senior project.
Best to start this project right away and get your hours done before its starts raining!
Leonard Diggs (707) 887-1187
Environmental Projects at the Middle School
8th Grade Science TeacherCarrie Barnes has lots of ideas for environmental projects that can be done at the Middle School. Landscape design at WMS, several locations around campus. Build Garden planter benches to be used in our new garden Cupid's Closet - Help girls find dresses to re-use for our annual
Contact Carrie Barnes:
This popular outdoor education program needs nature walk leaders on Wednesday nights. If you do this, you will need to make 5 visits, all on Wednesday night, to fulfill your 30 hour requirement.
Call Emily Wood 874-0229
or Paul Rey 874-0226
Learn how to install solar panels
Attend one training workshop and then install solar panels for low income housing developments on the weekends.
The Center for Social
and Environmental Stewardship – Windsor (formerly CRP)
Perron Burdock -- 838-6641 ext 244
Work at a small farm that supplies a local restaurant
You can learn about sustainable agriculture and restaurants at the same time. Jeff Mall is looking for an intern or two to help out. Walking distance to WHS!
Jeff Mall, Chef & Proprietor
Zin Restaurant & Wine Bar
344 Center Street
Healdsburg, CA 95448
Raise funds for the GSE trip to Ecuador!
Students in the field group led by Global Student Exchange will commit to doing some fund raising out of class in order to pay for their trip to Ecuador where they will work alongside students on Sustainable projects in their community. There is no reason why this can't be your junior project. The date of the trip will be after senior presentations but if a senior wants to do this as their project, they will need to document the fund raising process and the project work done before the trip to Ecuador. globalstudentembassy.org 707.799.8709 PO box 544
Sebastopol, CA 95473
Learn about sustainable
Allen Land Design -- Jeff
& Annemarie Allen -- 579-1285
can take 2-3
students for 20 hours.
human powered machines
Help build cool machines, organize events, or learn how to rebuild bicycles. LITE Industries
Institute -- Allie Iacocca -- no phone -- 3571 Old Adobe Rd, Petaluma 94954 --
"can coordinate to have students work with us a day a week"
Volunteer teaching kids
about the environment
LandPaths – Bree
Benton -- 544.7284
Any Independent Field
Student Network -- Marc Epstein -- no phone -- 5150 Fair Oaks Blvd., Ste.
101, PMB 217, Carmichael, CA 95608 -- Can have students complete
"variable field work as part of TE-GAP" (the SB70-funded outdoor ed
organize their efforts to curb Sonoma County’s greenhouse gas emissions.
or two people who will organize this year’s eCOmmute campaign (incentive driven carpool/bike/walk/bus to school contest in the spring) We have templates for everything as we have done this before! Conduct school-wide survey, find sponsors to give prizes, make the campus aware of the event, hold the event, give out prizes, conduct new survey. (talk with Mr. Klakovich)
Siruguriwould be your mentor 525-1665
Projects at "Bell Isle Gardens"
To help students get involved in making
Windsor a more sustainable community, WISE alumni have started a local
non-profit called "Bell Isle Gardens" located at Living Color in
Contact Kayla Winter
Projects available include:
• building a
an "Eco Fair"
• building a
• building a
• Creating and
maintaining a mushroom farm
• Creating a digital catalog of nursery
• Creating a website for the non-profit
• Organizing an art show or poetry slam
Santa Rosa Bird Rescue Center
Help the center treat injured
birds and return them to the wild
March and April Orientation makes this a great project for current juniors to think about. You can get many of your hours completed before your senior year!
Start or maintain a composting or recycling program
at one of our Elementary Schools
Cali and Brooks both need help either starting or growing their recycling / composting programs.
Rick Kaye (So. Co. Compost Club)
Daphne Dunn (Cali teacher) 527-7001 or 292-2780
Work with kids at the Boys and Girls club. Help teach kids after school. Put together an environmentally themed lesson and teach the kids! Contact Lynn Edens 838-1959
Clean Tech Competition
If you are interested in an engineering challenge, check out this opportunity. A team of 2-4 students will design a clean energy solution that will be judged by a panel of scientists. Check out the Clean Tech Competition Website
Clean-up (September 24th!)
Organize a team of students
this year and pick up more trash than Healdsburg. Spend the second day analyzing
Windsor Storm Drain Base Map
Update-Assist in updating the base map and add new public
works information to the plan. Patrick Givone 838-5347
Windsor Creeks Mapping
Help to generate a map of the creeks
within Town limits to include creek locations, names, and additional reference
info. on each creek. Contact public and private
companies to compile and categorize information Windsor public Works
Debate Camp Learn how to argue environmental issues with passion! Bryan St. Amant, WHS Debate Coach, 838-8784
Assist with Windsor's community
Help with plans and construction of the garden
Assist in upkeep and monitoring of use
Brad Sherwood (Windsor Water Board) 570-7448
Four Projects with the Town of Windsor Community Services
Department (parks and recreation)
Jon Davis 838-5980 email@example.com
1 - Shadow a Parks Supervisor or
-gain overall knowledge of job duties
-assist staff with specific projects and duties
2 - Assist in the organization
of the Bike Valet project for the summer special eventseries.
3 - Assist in the organization of
the Town of Windsor “Earth Day” event.
4 - Become one of two youth members on the Town of Windsor's Parks and Rec Board. This project starts in May and you will be expected to attend monthly meetings. This is a great senior project for you Juniors to think about. Ask Mr. Klakovich for details, or talk to our present Board representative, Ashley Gobert
Project advisers for 2011-2012
Maribel Avila Gonzalez*
Joe El Ahmad