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I will construct an informational kiosk with a plywood board on which relevant information can be posted using pressure treated pine wood and galvanized steel hardware.
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My goal is to have at least 20 recycling bins in Prospect Park. (10 paper and 10 plastic and glass)
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We will start with a training session about what tools we will use to document the trees and how to determine what species they are and what condition they are in. Then we will go out and start documenting some of the trees.
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We would like to help remedy poor soil quality by providing nutrients back into the soil through adding worms and compost. Adding Earthworms into our garden soil will help decompose dead organisms and increase the quality of the soil. Composting will also help our school be more sustainable.
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We will organize and participate in a shoreline clean-up with our friends, families and members of our community.
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We will take middle school kids out on a trail and teach them about Leave No Trace learning, while picking up trash and learning to recognize where people have harmed the environment and how to fix it. We will learn about the Native Communities and how they lived with and on the land we now live on, and how they survived, and why they are no longer as prominent as they used to be.
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My project is to create working bee hives at my high school and to use the hives for as any learning experiences as possible. Architecture will be building the hives, Culinary will be involved in the nutrition aspect, Art in the designing of learning materials and Science in everything about the bee life cycle.
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Our project is aimed to educate the students in the College of Lake County on how to be more conscious when they are eating. For our project we used a prize wheel and put different diets in each slot such as pescatarian, flexitarian etc. When a student spun the wheel we had them give us the definition for the diet that they landed on and than had them guess how big that diets carbon footprint is. After we told them what the carbon footprint for that diet was and we told them how you can cut down on your carbon footprint such as cutting back on meat, buying from local organic farmers.
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Starting with my own clothes, mostly outgrown pants (soft material), my sister and I will turn them into pillows that can be used by cancer treatment centers or even the humane society. Whether people in a cancer treatment chair or an animal in a humane society kennel, they deserve to be comfortable. We are learning how to reuse our old clothes, learning how to sew, and learning how to give and bring smiles to others. We are even attaching a hand written inspirational message to the ones going to the cancer center.
Tanzania
WHY BIRDLIFE CONSERVATION PROJECT IN MAFIA DISTRICT In expanding cities and towns, the demand for land often outweighs conservation issues; forest and scrubs are cleared, wetlands are drained and pollution flows into rivers. Both humans and wildlife suffers. It is well known that birds are indicators of the health of the environment which in turn affects the health and wellbeing of the human population. The major threats to indigenous birds in the cities and towns are lack and quality of suitable habitats and the super abundance of house crows. There are numerous ways to combat both these problems where the distribution of Indian House Crow has extremely increasingly after ceased of huge project of House Crow Eradication where conducted with Ministry of Natural Resource and Tourism incorporate with Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania (WCST). In coastal region, birds and human needs shade from sun. For the birds, the presence of forest and also provide them with protection from predators and sheltered nesting sites, barbets, kingfishers, parrots needs tree, holes for nesting. Palm swifts nest under older palm leaves. So far there is no any organization or group which deals with birdlife conservation on Mafia Islands that is why Mafia Ornithological and Research Centre established in order to raise awareness on conservation and environment so youth and individuals can cross their fingers in conserve nature of Mafia. Trees and dredger flowers, shrubs also provide perches and food for varieties indigenous birds, flowers attract the tiny iridescent sun birds and seeding the colorful finches. The black- headed heron will stalk through long grass looking for snakes and frogs. A well-planted school ground garden or school ground could indeed become a bird heaven. Birds conservation, therefore urges the global community to do the following:-  Create incentives for the poor countries to limit their emissions while safeguarding their bare right to development;  Ensure capital REDD include provision for conservation biodiversity and incorporate local communities;  Transfer existing and new adaptation technology measures and provide support for south-south knowledge transfer;  Build capacity for poor countries, especially those in Africa to engage and benefit from climate change financial mechanisms; and  Integrate climate change initiatives into national MDG–based sustainable development plans as of their contribution to global adaptation and mitigation. PROJECT OBJECTIVES (i) To identify birdlife environmental habitat and conserve the areas; (ii) To develop and promote birds watching tourism and conservation; (iii) To identify and monitor birds breeding areas in Mafia district of coastal region; (iv) To identify birds species existence and create conducive environment to attract more incoming birders; (v) To empower Mafia district indigenous to care birds and their natural environment. (vi) To prepare data and checklist for the whole islands and provide regular training into primary and secondary schools in Mafia. (vii) Conducting weekly Saturday birdwatching through the selected site from birdwatchers (viii) Establishment of birding and Tourism information Centre for the all hotels, lodges and campsites in Mafia. PROJECT ACTIVITIES (i) To identify birds existence and breeding areas in the Mafia Islands of coastal region; (ii) To identify fifteen (15) birds guides and conduct training of birds guiding; (iii) To conduct workshop for birds environmental conservation in nine villages; (iv) To develop and publish promotional materials of birds watching tourism. (v) To conserve all wetlands resources as well important bird area on Mafia. PROJECT OUTCOME (i) Identified number of bird species existing in Mafia Islands of coastal region will be known. (ii) Identified nine villages for birds’ conservation breeding areas/sites in three districts of the coastal region will be known. (iii) Identified nine villages for training of 270 villagers on birdlife environment conservation areas/sites will be trained. (iv) Identified fifteen (15) bird guides to be trained on birds watching tourism in three districts of the coastal region will be known. (v) Additional tourism new product of birds watching in the coastal region. (vi) Increased government revenue through birds watching tourism. (vii) Create self-employment for 15 birds’ guides in the three districts of coastal region. (viii) The number of 4500 birds watching promotional materials (brochures, leaflets, posters and booklets) will be produced and disseminated in different tourist centers in Dar es Salaam, Bagamoyo, Arusha and Zanzibar.

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