Food and Health
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Wildlife
Participants
5
Hours
30
People Served
25

What is your wish for this project?

I’d like to transform an acre of my yard into a bee sanctuary and add flowers and other plants that will be nourishment for bees and a spot that they can live in safely. I also plan to take pictures to share with my class to educate them on the importance of bee conservation and the effect the dwindling bee population will have on the global environment.

How did it go?

It went really well. I created my own bee sanctuary and did a presentation on Earth Day for my class. We watched the video my mom helped me make where I discussed the effect pollinators would have on global food options, I talked about ways to create bee friendly areas in your yard, and some other simple facts like not picking wildflowers and bees favorite colored flowers to land on. Then I read parts of a book to my class to discuss the difference between solitary and social bees and also about...read more