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May Webinar – Connecting Kids to Nature: Creating and Maintaining School Gardens 

May 15 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

Engaging kids to learn about native plants is vital to our planet’s future. Two speakers, contributors to the recently published NPSNJ’s “Native Plant School Guide,” will delve into the nuts and bolts of establishing native plant gardens in school gardens that not only serve as food and habitat for pollinators and birds but also provide valuable learning opportunities.

Our discussion will focus on a carefully chosen palette of plants: beautiful, easy-to-grow, and that bloom in spring and fall when students are in school.

We’ll explore the benefits of school gardens as well as the challenges associated with creating green spaces in schools and other public spaces. To access NPSNJ’s School Guide, visit: https://npsnj.org/native-plants/schoolguide/.

Sarah Paulsen and Dena Corbin, integral members of the Essex Chapter team behind the School Guide, bring their extensive experience in creating school gardens to the conversation.

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