Thanks to donations from the public, environmental education survived the AAPS budget cuts.
From the February, 2016 issue
Environmental education has been part of the AAPS since 1961, when Bill Stapp organized nature field trips at Wines Elementary as a U-M dissertation project. Supported first by a gift from future AAPS environmental specialist Eunice Hendrix through the Audubon Society, then by individual schools, the program spread across the district. It won funding from the