United States
We will create the garden in a 10x10m space allotted to us by the university. We have teamed up with Ryan Harb and Jono Neiger of Amhurst, MA to create a design that will meet our goals and thrive. A Garden Dream Team of students and faculty are in charge of design decisions. The Team is networking with outside groups such as the CT chapter of the National Organic Farmers Association, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and Sodexo to gather support in forms of monetary contributions, as well as labor. Soil preparation is already underway, thanks to the effort of several faculty and students. Planting will begin in late spring. Plants will be donated or purchased with grant money. Garden maintenance should be minimal (if we design it right), but will be undertaken by volunteers, including the Dream Team. Watch our progress at : http://www.wcsu.edu/goodall/permculture.asp#updates
Malaysia
Our wish is to encourage to reduce the usage of paper cups and empower the community to bring their own tumbler
Malaysia
The Department of Agriculture of Malaysia ( Jabatan Pertanian) is a part of this project in educating and proving assistance in creating and maintaining the Community Edible Garden. As of date, the Community Edible Garden is located at 2 Starbucks stores; Starbucks Drive-Thru Kota Kemuning and Starbucks Drive-Thru Setia Alam.
United States
Our project involves the construction of a community garden which can be accessed by families during the summer months. Students would utilize the garden during the school year to connect math, science, health, and social studies. We have students, teachers, parents, and class time to use to build our garden. An action plan has been started and we need to move forward with funding.
United States
The Roots and Shoots class will be involved in building and painting a game of corn hole. We will put together a landscaping plan to submit to the children's home and then attend the green thumb festival and reach out to local Florida Native nurseries to purchase trees and plants that they approve. I will bring books to read to the kids about Monarch butterflies and gardens and then ask if any of them want to be involved in the actual planting. We will then plan a time that the children in the home who want to be involved can help us plant the butterfly and herb garden as well as any trees and plants. We will leave instructions on how to care for the plants and gardens. I will make follow up visits to help the children look for butterfly eggs and caterpillars and to encourage the use of the herbs in the garden as well as helping them make observations about the Florida Native plants and the wildlife that they are attracting. We would like to provide books to the Children's home on all of these topics as well as identification guides.
United States
My project will provide food for the poor and people in need. We will do this by planting many vegetables at a garden plot and picking them daily. After we get enough vegetables we will deliver them to the people who need them.
United States
Meet at Central Park and march with thousands of people... to make a stand at Climate Week in NYC.
United States
The youth plan to: * visit the veterinarian to observe surgeries and care for animals * trap the stray and feral cats in their neighborhood, then take care of the stray cats * bring unwanted cats to the shelter for adoption then follow them until they find a home * write a book about their summer experiences helping animals and * have a marked impact on their community
New Zealand
Nature by Twilight- a Wellington Zoo Roots & Shoots event for Parks Week Date: Saturday, 14 March, 2015 Time: 7:00- 9:00 pm Meeting location: Otari Wilton’s Bush (meet at the North entrance car park, 20 metres down from Churchill Drive) Brief description of event: Join Wellington Zoo’s Roots and Shoots group for a fun evening of glow worm viewing, gecko searching, eel spotting and much more! Suitable for the whole family Please bring: A torch, sturdy footwear, warm clothes, a mug, and gold coins (a koha/donation for supper) Postponement date: Saturday 21 March, 2015. If the weather is looking wet you can call the Wellington City Council Contact Centre on 499 4444 after 4pm to check if the event has been postponed Cost: Free Registrations: Just turn up! For more information please contact: Lynn.allan@wellingtonzoo.com The event will be broken into four sections: 1.Welcome - will include an introduction to Roots and Shoots (from our two youngest members), getting participants to put red cellophane over their torches, a health and safety briefing, and some icebreaker activities around nature. 2. Walk to Troup Lawn with a guided walk, called Come to Your Senses (focussing on using the five senses when looking at plants). At the lawn have some free play, looking at Birds and Eels. 3. Supper (hot choc and baking/biscuits), and activities at Troup lawn (quadrants, and story-telling) 4. Walk back from Troup Lawn with a focus on Geckos, Invertebrates and Glow worms.
Malaysia
Phase 1 - School Engagement ( 10 team from 10 different school in Selangor area participate Green Challenge (GC) . ) Phase 2 - Problem Identification ( Each team able to identify the environmental sub issue and problem that faced by their settings ( School/housing area ) ) Phase 3 - MIRACLE Youth Conference ( Training Workshop ) (Each team able to come out the action plan using Roots&Shoots Project Model to solve the environmental problem after the end of MYC. ) Phase 4 - Green Challenge ( Everyone takes action) Phase 5 - Celebration ( Showcase your project )

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