I will remove buck thorn, which is one of the most aggressive invasive species in my region. Around the natural pond in the preserve there are willows and other noninvasive species that are being smothered by the buck thorn. Almost five years ago a tornado traveled directly through the land and killed many of the pine trees, I will work to remove the dead and fallen trees to restore the peaceful serenity in the preserve.
I would like to create a California native plant /xeriscape (low water use) park, that will provide habitat to our diverse wildlife, as well as a learning tool to educate the community on the importance of eliminating the use of Turf grass in landscapes to conserve water. I will accomplish this by helping to organize a team of landscape architects, volunteers, and donors from varying fields whom may share in my vision of a place that I like to call. the Freelands park Thank you, Jerred Branch *I am NOT writing as a representative of RSABG
At the start of the school year we will begin prepping the garden area for the new plants. We would remove the old soil and plants, prepare the bed for the new soil, decide on plant choices for our particular area, purchase the plants, plant the plants, and then watch and learn as our garden becomes a habitat for local wildlife.
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Domestic Animal: to provide students a classroom pet that responds to children. In the past a dwarf rabbit was our classroom pet for many years. Wildlife: Students create bird houses for observation. Hatch both praying mantis and butterflies. Students become aware of the interdependence of all life. Students plant and nurture various plants that support animal life.
For this project to be successful I will advertise in my school and around the area where I live until I reach my target. I will then send these phones off to be recycled.
After studying about Mason Bees, we will make homes for them. They are "solitary" bees that don't live in community hives. They instead live in separate holes in a "condo" type structure. We drilled holes in sections of 4"X 4" wood and put a roof over the openings. The mason bee only travels 300 yards or so, so these homes will be placed at B-Street near to where the crops are grown. Mason Bees are very efficient pollinators! As Summer came to an end, we have noticed that Mason Bees have taken up residence in the homes we made! Success!
Iguana Verde is a private natural reserve, conserving dry forest ecosystem and promoting river protection for more than 10 years. Environmental education activities with kids and local tourism, besides planting trees.
We will dig out some invasive plants, cut out the dead branches, and haul them out with a trailer.
We will dig up violets from a field, transfer them to vials, and transplant to a prepared plot.