Eco School News

The Eco-School Team is sponsoring a garden clean-up and planting event Friday, October 9th from 8:00 a.m. until noon. No green thumbs required! Join in for the camaraderie and to support and beautify Navy Elementary. If you can’t volunteer, please consider donating much needed plants and supplies. To sign-up access the following link-http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0444abab283-fall2.

The Navy Pollinator Garden has a lot of exciting things happening right now. We’ve spotted over 30 monarch butterfly chrysalis on the overhang and brick wall near the 6th grade wing. There are also monarch caterpillar munching on milkweed, its major food source. Navy was certified as a Monarch Way Station this past year and this is very important both for our school and our environment as monarchs are now an endangered species. (Read more here). It is truly amazing that Navy has so many chrysalis, as many who rear monarchs may only have a few. The Navy Community is encouraged to come view the monarchs in all their stages in the Navy Pollinator Garden this Fall!

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