What: Park Forest Elementary schoolyard clean-up and planting! The full event includes a congratulatory assembly, student-led tour of the school’s sustainability initiatives, and Fox Hill Gardens is sponsoring a planting demonstration and donation of native plants that students will help to install during the school-yard clean-up. Take it outside!
Why: The school is celebrating its sustainability accolades, including the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, Energy Star, and President’s Environmental Youth awards. Organized by the Central Pennsylvania Region U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as part of the International Green Apple Day of Service.
When: Friday, September 30th, 2016 @ 9 a.m.
Where: Park Forest Elementary 2181 School Drive, State College, PA 16803
Who’s Invited: Anyone interested in community service, green schools, and/or learning about landscape planting. Bring a friend, a trowel, and some gardening gloves if you’ve got them!