Programa de Contacto Verde
The Law No. 36 of March 23, 2015 creates the environmental management program Contact Green, attached to the Department of Education of Puerto Rico and to be developed in coordination with the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources.
This law also mandates the creation of a coordination committee and establishes its functions, powers and duties with the purpose of guaranteeing the participation of students at all levels of the educational system in workshops and visiting activities to places of ecological value in Puerto Rico, to promote contact experiences with nature as a complement to environmental education efforts and as a tool to promote the strengthening of students' cognitive and learning skills.
Heprogram It also seeks to encourage family participation in environmental activities, develop environmental sensitivity and the comprehensive development of our children and young people.