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OPEI, Scholastic unveil TurfMutt essay contest

March 10, 2015By

As part of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute’s (OPEI’s) Research & Education Foundation’s TurfMutt environmental stewardship and education program, Scholastic is accepting entries for its “Be a Backyard Superhero” essay contest from children in grades K-5 through April 13. Teachers and parents may submit their students’ or children’s essays and illustrations online. In 150–200 words, students must describe how they are... read more

OPEI partners with Scholastic to grow TurfMutt program

February 18, 2015By

Through its partnership with Scholastic, the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute’s (OPEI’s) Research & Education Foundation expanded the educational material offerings of its TurfMutt program. Designed to help youth learn about science and the environment from the perspective of the backyard, community and personal green spaces, the TurfMutt environmental education program has reached 38 million students, teachers and families since 2009. Now, it... read more