Indigenous Plant Project

  • Location
    Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Status
  • Age Level
    Any Age

The Problem

the recent loss of biodiversity with the increase in invasive plant species.

Our Plan

to plant indigenous plants at local community centers.

Themes Addressed

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    Air Pollution
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    Animal Welfare
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    Biodiversity Loss

The Benefit

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Here is how the project went:

It went incredible well! We successfully established a new indigenous plant garden at a community center.

Through this project I/we learned:

Through this project, the group learned a lot. In particular, we learned about the effects of invasive plants on the native habitat and the loss of biodiversity it brings.

What I/we might change:

We might try to expand this project and do it on a larger scale.

My/our favorite part of this project was:

My favorite part of the project was the collaboration with my teammates as well as observing the difference in the biodiversity of the community center. After planting, there was an increase in species observed in the area.

Some tips, tricks or fun facts about the project:

One suggestion that I have is to look up other methods of planting. For my project, we used a mound strategy which allowed us to conserve resources and purchase more plants.

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