Beautification
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Wildlife
Participants
12
Hours
25
People Served
400

What is your wish for this project?

We want to see the native colorado pollinator species increase int he Denver area. We have beautiful parks in Colorado with really big garden areas and green spaces. With some community help, and some resources to add native plant and flower species to our already existing gardens we can hope to see our butterfly and bee populations grow.

How did it go?

The project went well. We mapped some local parks, We did some cleaning up in the parks, and then collected pollinator friendly plants to start our garden. We began our community garden in Arvada, CO. The students put a lot of time and research in native species of plants that would also be pollinator specific. They are now working to bring that garden to their school. It has taken time to get the approval to make that happen at their school, but it was helpful to work out the details and run a ...read more