Four Schools Recognized as 2019 Virginia Naturally Schools

News Release
September 19, 2019

Four Fairfax County public schools have been recognized as 2019 Virginia Naturally Schools by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.  Virginia Naturally Schools is the official environmental education school recognition program of Virginia.

Selected as 2019 Virginia Naturally Schools are:

•    Belvedere Elementary School (seventh year).
•    Colvin Run Elementary School (fourth year).
•    Daniels Run Elementary School (13th year).
•    Lanier Middle School (eighth year).

These schools were recognized for their environmental and stewardship efforts during the 2018-19 school year. 


“Environmental education prepares students to tackle tomorrow’s environmental challenges,” said Secretary of Natural Resources Matthew J. Strickler. “I applaud these Virginia schools for building hands-on, locally relevant education about the environment into their curricula.” 

More information on the Virginia Naturally Schools Recognition Program and a copy of the Virginia Naturally School Recognition list for the 2018-19 year are available online

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