SGN, in partnership with the North Coast Resource Conservation & Development Council , is launching a new “Pollinator Buddies” program for 4th and 5th grades.
Eligible schools will receive a free“Bee Smart Garden Kit” for ($150 value) and $100 towards the purchase of pollinator plants. Interested schools will have the opportunity to have a presentation on creating safe Bee Friendly school gardens.
“Bee Smart School Garden Kit” developed by the Pollinator Partnership demonstrates the role and importance of pollinators and utilizes hands-on projects to increase awareness and encourage stewardship actions to provide safe habitat and forage for pollinators. In addition classrooms and the school will be introduced to the Bee Friendly Farming certification process. Schools will also receive $100 to purchase native pollinator plants.
School Garden Network member schools can apply HERE for the “Pollinator Buddies” program.
If you are not yet a member school you can sign up for a free membership HERE.