Eighty 3rd and 4th grade students at Potomack Intermediate School participated in the PHLOW Grow a Garden program this spring. This was the second time Cacapon Institute worked with lead teacher Emma McAllister to improve their campus. This spring students planted a native rain garden to beautify the courtyard. Cacapon Institute led students in four [...]
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Mountain Ridge Middle School participated in Cacapon Institute’s Potomac Headwaters Leaders of Watersheds (PHLOW) Grow-a-Garden project under the leadership of teacher Rebecca Ellis. Grow-a-Garden teaches students about watersheds and non-point source water pollution, especially stormwater runoff pollution, harmful materials carried to streams by rain water. Students learn the benefits a rain garden has on their [...]
Thirty-seven 2nd and 3rd grade students at North Fork Elementary School participated in the PHLOW Grow a Garden program this spring. This was the first time Cacapon Institute worked with lead instructor Pam Waybright to improve their campus and enrich student learning. This spring students planted a native rain garden to beautify the schoolyard. Cacapon [...]
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