News Release

REF NO.: 22

SUBJECT: PSA: Teacher Workshop at the Botanical Garden

DATE: September 28, 2010

Memorial University Botanical Garden is proud to present a teacher workshop entitled Breaking Ground: Gardening for Wildlife in Your School Yard.
            This hands-on introduction to creating a wildlife-friendly school garden in Newfoundland and Labrador is being offered on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 6-7, 2010, at the Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Rd., St. John’s.
            Registration is free, but space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
            Activities will include Butterfly Gardening, Composting and Vermicomposting, Newfoundland Wildlife in your Garden (birds, bees, butterflies and bats), plus information on funding opportunities for school yard projects.
            To register, please e-mail your name, affiliation and full contact information to Christine Byers, education assistant, Botanical Garden at 709-864-8590 or e-mail bgprograms@mun.ca.

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