Big Shanty is for the Bees

  • Location
    Kennesaw, Georgia
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The Problem

We want to build a bee sanctuary on our campus that will increase pollination leading to improved plant and vegetable growth in our gardens and in the community!

Our Plan

Our school has lots of gardens where we grow vegetables and flowers. Unfortunately, we have learned that bee populations, which are necessary for pollination and plant growth, are declining around the world. We have researched this issue, and our grade level has decided to plan and build a bee sanctuary behind our school to bring in more mason bees, which do not sting but are excellent pollinators. Our class's contribution will be building bee "hotels" for mason bees and placing them in our bee sanctuary.

Themes Addressed

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    Community Enhancement
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    Food Choices
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The Benefit

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