SCHOOLYARD HABITAT WORKSHOP-Oct.12th

Bring a little wildlife into your school garden!!!!

THURSDAY OCTOBER 12TH

9:00am-4:00pm

Tarsier Meeting Room

OReilly Media Center 1005 Gravenstein HWY, Sebastopol

Entymologist and Master Gardener, Janet Calhoon will share her knowldedge about the gentle, solitary native bees of California. These are fascinating and diverse pollinators that students can safely study in the school garden.

LEARN HOW TO:

  • Design a successful habitat project integrated with Common Core and NGGS standards
  • Link to engaging and relevant Citizen Science programs
  • Create opportunities for students to become empowered stewards of their environment
  • Qualify for up to $5,000 in funding  from US Fish and Wildlife for your habitat project
  • Develop native Pollinator Patches, Monarch Way Stations, Songbird Hedgerows, NestBox trails, Lizard Castles,  Native Bee Houses, Bogs, Insect Hotels, and Bird Blinds!!

If you have already taken this workshop invite others on your habitat team to attend. The more inspired teachers working on your project the better!

Details:
    • Workshop is a pre-requisite for qualifying for US Fish & Wildlife’s Schoolyard Habitat funding
    • Registration and payment of $35- due by October 1st.   Please mail payment to SGN – PO BOX 1367 – Sebastopol, CA 95472
    • Vegetarian lunch  & snacks included
    • Receive US Fish and Wildlife’s Schoolyard Habitat Guide , Habitat Garden Book by Nancy Bauer, Pollinator Posters and Butterfly ID cards!

     

    REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP HERE

  • Contact Laurel Anderson at schoolhabitats@gmail.com for more information.

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