Human Community and Human Condition
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Water
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

In 2012, a K12-educator and suburban-DC area Maryland Watershed Steward trainee, initiated a service-learning partnership with the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) with which she’d been volunteering. Having completed Watershed Stewardship classes in Spring 2012, she approached leaders of said PTSA to offer youth service-learning credit for supporting her capstone project; installing and maintaining a conservation garden....read more

How are you going to do it?

At bare minimum, the project will prove successful if local youth gain service-learning hours for installing the conservation garden in ways that spark meaningful prior Green School PTSA memorializing conversation and reflection. This success indicator is very reachable being that The Natural Roots Project’s (NRP’s) partner-organization, The Empowerment Center of Maryland, Inc, has agreed to both: a) host youth-preparatory sessions at their facility, and b) provide the 501c3 criteria necessary ...read more