Earth Partnership for Schools
SCHOOLYARD ECOLOGICAL RESTORATIONS AND OTHER SCHOOL-BASED ECOLOGICAL PROJECTS
Earth Partnership Program School Grounds Restoration Photo Gallery
A collection of photographs of student/teacher prairie restoration activities from 12 schools involved in the Earth Partnership's restoration-based environmental education program. Included are before and after photos of Patrick Marsh Middle School's prairie, students broadcasting seed for an initial prairie planting, a school's controlled prairie burn, seed cups & plant plugs lined up for an all school planting celebration, student-produced signage, students observing and carrying out research projects in their prairies, and so on. The photos illustrate how schoolyard restorations can be integrated into the classroom curriculum at all grade levels.
Tells about the NWF Schoolyard habitats program, how to create schoolyard habitats, how to certify your school, plus information on the Schoolyard Habitats Starter Kit, links to schools with Schoolyard habitat projects, how to fundraise, online resources, and how to join the listserve for schools with habitats.
This site chronicles the activities of this Sun Prairie, WI, school club that is involved in various scientific discovery projects and activities at Patrick Marsh (a restored wetland), that abuts the middle school property and school prairie restoration.
A program affiliated with the Antioch New England Institute whose mission is creating greener K-12 schools and communities.In partnership with schools, they advocate systematic school and community change to create schools that are miniature models of a sustainable society through the implementation of the Center's Green School Guidelines.