Trees for Guelph teams up with Catholic school board for plantings
Pandemic put plantings on hold, but they’ve now returned!
Tree plantings are set for Catholic school properties throughout the city, thanks to a coordinated effort between Trees for Guelph the school board.
Nearly 750 students from various schools have or will take part in the fall initiative, which features a variety of trees, shrubs and wildflowers donated by Trees for Guelph,
“The overall idea is to re-think what school grounds look like, to create space for insects, birds, and animals, and allow nature to teach lessons to students,” said Peter Glaab, a healthy active living resource teacher with the Wellington Catholic District School Board (WCDSB), in a news release.
“When we were forced to rethink how our schools would operate around the pandemic, our spring planting season was cancelled since students were learning remotely in 2020 and again in 2021. We decided to push for a fall planting session last year as a response to the number of COVID-learned experiences everyone appreciated about the outdoors… (continue reading).
To read more, visit https://www.guelphtoday.com/grounded/trees-for-guelph-teams-up-with-catholic-school-board-for-plantings-4714056.