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Parks & Recreation Community Outreach

Parks and Recreation staff teach our little citizens sustainable concepts.

 

The theme of the 2009 Summer Playground program was "Getting Back to Nature" which taught children about organic gardening, biomes and ecosystems.

Planting Trees

Matt Sensabaugh, City Horticulturist, works with children from the HEART After School Program planting trees.

 

Worm Farm

At the 2009 Summer Playground sites, children add food scraps to the "worm farm" which teaches basic composting.

Wetlands

Children in the Staunton Parks & Recreation Summer Playground program get exposed to the wild and natural surroundings of Augusta Springs Wetlands.

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