St.George Sch.Butterfly Garden





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Bourbonnais, IL

Total Budget: $500

Area of Focus: The environment

Activity Type: Education: General

Summary: A Butterfly Garden will be planted at St. George School with the Bradley Bourbonais Rotary club and Students

The purpose of this garden is to support pollinating insects and educate the students (k-8th grade) and community about habitat needs, the life cycle and migration of the Monarch Butterfly. The sunny area is 10x10 feet. Soil preparation and maintenance will be done by school personnel. The planting will be done by the Bradley Bourbonnais Rotary Club and St. George School students and Staff. In addition to the planting, educational signs will be developed and part of the funds will be used to purchase environmental books for the school's library. Publicity will come from the Rotary Club, District 6450 Environmental webpage, School District newsletters and the local paper. There will be a ribbon cutting event. 15 Rotarians will participate and approximately 400 students and staff will benefit from the garden and educational opportunities.

Project Contact Person

District: 6450

Rotary Club of: Bradley-Bourbonnais

Primary Contact: Mary Onorad

Email: maryonorad@gmail.com

Project Status

This project is "Approved". This means that the district leadership has reviewed and approved the allocation of district funds for this project. Once the funds from the district have been issued, the status of the project will be changed to "Paid".

Project listed for the 2023-24 Rotary Year.

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History Log Entries


by Mary Onorad

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Karen Swinger

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


by Mary Onorad

System Entry: Project signed by Mary Onorad.


by Marshall Schmitt

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.

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