Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2021 Logo

Even a pandemic cannot stop more than 1200 girls across four states, 140 schools, and 39 school districts from participating in Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, a national event dedicated to inspiring young females to become future innovators and problem solvers. Today, February 25th, Tesla Motors and Envirolution, in the fourth year of our partnership will lead students through virtual tours and engaging videos. Participants will get an exclusive look inside the innovative tech company, showcasing the variety of engineering careers and the inspiring female faces behind them. The day will conclude with a hands-on activity highlighting the basics of the electric motor and the essential engineering design process.  The goal is to haveRead More →

Just before the first snowfall in Reno, Envirolution was able to host another successful Pickett Park Cleanup on Saturday, November 7th.  We had a great turnout with 15 volunteers that helped the Envirolution staff keep Pickett Park clean. Everyone followed the proper safety protocols and had a great time despite the windy weather.  We collected close to 36 pounds worth of trash and two huge jars of cigarette butts.  Our next one will be in March of 2021, but in the meantime do your best to keep our parks clean.Read More →

Envirolution Volunteer AAUW 2020

During July, we hosted multiple material preparation days at our office to help get our materials ready for the 2020/2021 Project ReCharge school year. With volunteers from AAUW and AmeriCorps from DRI, KTMB & Greenhouse Project, we were able to complete multiple tasks including water pump assembly / testing, material consolidation, wire stripping, velcro application on our solar panels / bins, & cutting of denim insulation, reflective insulation, & sand paper. Volunteers are essential in order for us to continue inspiring students with our hands-on Project ReCharge STEAM lessons. So, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you to our volunteers for all of yourRead More →

Caitlin Lynch is Envirolution’s New Social Media Intern. Caitlin is a junior at University of Nevada, Reno studying Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. She is a member of the UNR Student Ambassadors who are honors students that volunteer 5-7 hours a month to help prospective students make an informed decision on their college choice. Caitlin will be making several social media posts about environmental topics on Envirolution’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter feeds. We look forward to hearing from Caitlin.Read More →