The Habitat project
Teachers, parents and students created the Gerald M. Parmenter Schoolyard Habitat in 1999. Funds from a Franklin Education Foundation grant were used to purchase materials and field guides. Parents donated flowering plants, which attract birds and butterflies. The habitat provides food, water, and cover for birds, butterflies and small animals.
The habitat is the basis for environmental education experiences and creates a sense of stewardship for the Earth’s resources. The habitat continues to be maintained by the students with the help of parents and teachers.
Enjoy the pictures!
January 11, 2003
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