February 21 is Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day. It is all about encouraging girls to consider a route into engineering, and inspiring a generation who might grow up to be the great innovators and problem solvers of the next generation!Tesla has teamed up with Envirolution to celebrate this day and motivate girls to choose a career in sustainable engineering. 6th and 7th-grade Girls will go to Tesla factories, dealerships, and warehouses all over California and Nevada to tour the facilities, learn about Tesla and follow Envirolutions STEM education lessons.Read More →

What is #GivingTuesday? We all know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but on #GivingTuesday, we have a day for giving back. #GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season and by donating to Envirolution you invest in the future of your community, education, and the environment by educating our children in sustainability and STEM concepts. The money we will raise during #GivingTuesday will support teachers in your community. Our goal is to raise $2000 dollars, this will support 5 local teachers with classroom resources, updated curriculum and ongoing assistance. This will help up to 1000 students get access to valuable, engaging STEM curriculum! HeadRead More →

We need a few seconds of your time! (once a day for 3 days) Envirolution has a chance to win a $30.000 through the NV Energy Power fo Good Giveaway. You can vote once a day from September 25 to September 28. Don’t hesitate to share and encourage to vote all your friends! This money can help us in helping to make the world a better place by uniting and balancing the 3 Spheres: Society, Economy, and Environment https://www.nvenergy.com/about-nvenergy/community/foundation/pog-giveaway When you vote make sure you click Northern Nevada and then find “The Envirolution” Read More →

Volunteer for the Pickett Park cleanup this Saturday, September 15, between 10am and 12pm at 250 Kirman off Mill and Ryland. Envirolution will provide all the cleanup gear, lemonade and snacks. Envirolution performs quarterly cleanups of Pickett Park as part of KTMB’s Adopt-a-Park Program. UNR students can receive volunteer credit by signing up on GivePulseRead More →

Bring your families and join Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB) at the Discovery for an evening Waste Warriors presentation on Wednesday, September 12 from 6:00-6:45pm and a full day of Waste Warriors activities and science demos led by Discovery educators on Saturday, September 15. Waste Management will have a truck in the Discovery parking lot for visitors to inspect on Saturday as well!Read More →

The University of Nevada Reno hosted a Service Palooza on August 27. Envirolution spoke with many college students about Project ReCharge and our Sustainability Tour. Several students were pursuing engineering and Environmental Science degrees. One student said that she decided to become an Environmental Science major due to taking Project ReCharge in High School!Read More →

Envirolution is hiring! We are recruiting for an AmeriCorps member to be our Education and Outreach Coordinator. This individual will help Envirolution with our Project ReCharge interactive energy education program and other sustainability projects. Interested candidates should contact donna.walden@envirolution.org by August 31, 2018. Here’s a link to our position description.        Read More →

Nathan Bergrin is Envirolution’s summer intern. Nathan is a rising high school senior at the Davidson Academy of Nevada. He attended Envirolution’s Three Spheres Leadership Academy in 8th grade and is now an intern “in order to give back to the organization.” Nathan is a senior member of Davidson’s Speech and Debate and International Public Policy Forum teams, and has been involved in several research projects with the University of Nevada, Reno. In his free time, Nathan enjoys drawing and music composition and intends to pursue architecture and design in college.Read More →

Envirolution is pleased to announce that an initial disbursement of $262,700 has been granted by Tesla for Project ReCharge to help support STEM and sustainability efforts at the K-12 level in Nevada. The goal of Tesla’s investment is to encourage students of all backgrounds to consider a career in STEM or sustainability, and to develop the next generation of engineers in Nevada. Envirolution has worked with Tesla to establish a detailed, multi-year plan around this common mission for Nevada and will use this funding to expand Project ReCharge across the state of Nevada reaching 125 new teachers and 100,000 students in 30 schools. We’re looking forwardRead More →

The NV Energy Foundation has provided Envirolution with an $8,000 grant. The funding will provide more classroom materials, updated curriculum and ongoing support, allowing these teachers to reach more students with the engaging STEM lessons. This follows a $7,000 grant by the NV Energy Foundation last January. “NV Energy is proud to help support Envirolution and its Project ReCharge program,” said Mary Simmons, NV Energy’s Vice President of Business Development and Community Strategy. “The program helps keep students engaged in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and will help students and teachers alike be successful.”Read More →