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KSB Education Grants
     This year KSB provided up to $200 in Education Grants to local Green Team Schools for their school projects relating to litter prevention, beautification or environmental issues. 
     Abney’s “Compost Gardening” project had students learning how to fertilize plants organically in their Teaching Garden.
     Brock’s project “Playing in the Dirt” taught students about reusing rainwater to water gardens, the planting are caring for flowers, and recycling.
     Honey Island’s Project “Beautifying the Honeybee Hangout” purchased a garden bench, birdbath, flag and flagpole to enhance their outdoor classroom.
     Salmen High School "Salmen Recycles"purchase receptacles to recycle cans and plastic Purchase 5 30 gal barrels and 2 gallons black and gold paint, brushes
     Little Oak Elementary "Green Thumbs to the Rescue" Plant flowers, purchase two planters for front of school, buy fruit trees for side yard.
     Operation Jumpstart East "Curb Appeal"  Construct flower beds, plant flowers and shrubs in front entrance on either side of stairs and revitalize existing landscape.
     Whispering Forest "Environmental/Beautification and Education" Rainwater barrel, composter. Students will learn how waste can be converted to useful compost, which improves organic vegetable, flower and butterfly gardens.  Rainwater barrel will teach the children rainwater is used instead of wasting water tap water in our gardens, saves water and money.     
     
To schedule Glitter to visit your school - call KSB at 646-4307. 

 

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