DeKalb County Seal
DeKalb County, Illinois

DeKalb County
Government Kid's Page


FUN PAGES
Puzzles
(Print the pages out to work on them)

 DeKalb County Quiz                          DeKalb County Word Find

DeKalb County Maze                          Dot To Dot


COLORING BOOK crayons
(Print the pages out to work on them)


County Seal              County Courthouse
Chief Shabbona        County District Map
Smokey Bear

 

Cool Links
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FACTS
(History of seal)
DeKalb County Seal

EVENTS

  Camp Russell - Summer Camps

  • 6 camps offered June - August
 

 

General Green Tips

Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Go Green newsletter

Energy Savers
Great tips from the U.S. Department of Energy

America's Greenest Cities
Information and a listing of the top 50 greenest cities, ranked by POPSCI.com.

Earth Day
A series of audio files with tips on buying products, clean water, pesticide safety, and more. From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Make Every Day Earth Day!
Tips from the U.S. Department of Energy - a fun, interactive presentation.

Mother Earth News  
Do-it-yourself, renewable energy, green homes, organic gardening, natural health,green transportation, nature & community, modern homesteading, sustainable farming, real food. 

Working out at the Gym
Tips from the Sierra Club.

Green Guide for Everyday Living
by the National Geographic Society

treehugger
How-tos, blogs, science news, eclectic mix of articles

Stay Warm, Save Money. Tips from the U.S. Department of Energyandhttp://www.heater-home.com/articles-efficient-green-homes.aspx -provided by afterskoolkids.org

Guide to Home Energy Savings from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Free Hot Water by using solar energy! from Mother Earth News

Natural Resources Conservation Service - Backyard Conservation/USDA web site

Recycle your electronics - computers
Goodwill Industries and Dell Computer partner to accept and process old computers. Take them to Goodwill for recycling!

Stop Junk Mail!
Remove your name from many lists, including pre-screened credit offers and member organizations.

Rechargable Batteries - a good idea?
Mother Earth News article on using rechargable batteries (the answer is... yes!)

Carbon Footprint Calulator
Use this online calculator to obtain an estimate of your personal greenhouse gas emissions or your family’s greenhouse gas emissions.

GoGreen Online
Lots of great information about taking steps at home to be green.

 

Food

Sustainably Grown Food!
Use the Local Harvest website to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.

Organic Foods: Are they Safer? More nutritious?
Information about food and nutrition from the Mayo Clinic.

USDA
National Organic Program and other information about food on the USDA Agricultural marketing Service web site.

Fuel

Share A Ride, save fuel, pollute less! Carpool, Vanpool, more! 

Fuel Economy

Energy-saving tips
from the U.S. Department of Energy: appliances, landscaping, winter, lighting, heating and cooling.

Students and Kids

Tips about Smart Energy Use
from the U.S. Department of Energy

Environmental Kids Club
Environmental Kids Club Calendar .pdf
Water, air, garbage, and other information for kids, teachers, and everyone! From the Environmental Protection Agency

Kids information on many topics, including the environment
From the U.S. government. Games and puzzles and information to read.

 


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