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Spring School Garden Tour

Friday, April 26, 2013

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Portland Metro Area

This year's Garden Tour will look at schools in East County, and includes a lunch with a representative from US Fish and Wildlife Service.  There are 4 different school districts represented so tour participants have the opportunity to learn about the various logistics of creating a green space at their school.  This is a great opportunity for educators, parents, school board members, school faculty and students to learn about what can be done (and is happening) in local schools. There will be a question and answer time at each school, and the tours themselves will be lead by volunteers, school staff and students. 

Highlighted Schools:

Springwater Environmental School

     Oregon City school district

Green Space: fruit, vegetable and exploration gardens, compost area, green house, natural area with creek and woods shared with Metro

Pleasant Valley Elementary School

    Centennial school district

Green Space: vegetable gardens, greenhouses, as well as a multi-acre learning habitat  and restoration area known as the Wildside.

Walt Morey Middle School

    Reynolds school district

Green Space: a storm water run-off rain garden called Silver Valley.

Springwater Trail High School

    Gresham-Barlow school district

Green Space: an in-progress student designed garden site primarily designed for vegetable production and classroom-extension activities.  

For more information about the tour and registration click here

 

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