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In MS4B's flagship program, the Youth Environmental Entrepreneurship Program (YEEP), each summer college interns coach high school teens age 15-19 to build a business where they are paid to learn about the benefits of pollinator-friendly native plants and then sell and install them for customers. See Why Native Plants? and Why Plant Meadows? (Hint: Insects eat plants, which are the base of the food web.)
Through meadowscaping, we empower participants to become stewards of the Earth and to take charge of their future.
Gardening for Life," by Douglas Tallamy. www.bringingnaturehome.net
Grow Native Massachusetts. www.grownativemass.org
Native Plant Trust. www.nativeplanttrust.org
202O NEWS RECAP
MS4B has been meadowmaking in several cities and towns including Arlington, Cambridge, Newton, Belmont, Roslindale, Waltham, and Watertown. Our thanks to our Cornell University grad Taina Moynihan, and college interns, who worked very hard during high heat days--90s--Steven Kann (UMass Amherst), Alex Qiu (UMass Amherst), Matt O'Connell-Vale (Clark University), and Keanan Ng (UMass Lowell). Thomas Dyett, junior at Newton North High School joined us after Steven, Alex, and Keanan went "back" to virtual college.
Native PLANT CATALOG SPRING 2021
In spring 2021, you ban buy beautiful, hardy, perennial native plants from teens to help them gain 21st Century career-readiness skills and work experience. You'll increase biodiversity in your backyard and build environmental resilience in your community.
Click on the Order Plants tab above to catch a sneak peak at some of trees, shrubs, grasses, and ferns we'll sell next year. Call 781-209-0052 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
MODEL INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAM MEADOWSCAPES HISTORIC 1853 WILLIAM FLAGG HOMER HOUSE IN BELMONT
HIGh SCHOOL service learning opportunities -- belmont WOMAN'S CLUB and other locations
Belmont Citizen Herald - Wicked Local: https://belmont.wickedlocal.com/news/20200911/model-of-intergenerational-collaboration-benefits-homer-house-in-belmont