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Pollinating gardens created around Library Lawn as part of Fulbright Eco-Leadership Grant

Posted by on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 in Land Use, News.

Photo: Mary Donaldson, Vanderbilt University

Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Responsibility (SPEAR), with the assistance of Campus Planning and Construction and the Plant Operations Grounds Department, planted six pollinating gardens near Library Lawn this past fall. The gardens are designed to rebuild habitats for pollinators such as butterflies, birds, bats, and honey bees that stimulate the growth of plants. Funding for the gardens was provided by a Fulbright Eco-Leadership Grant, with additional support from SPEAR’s sale of crafts made from recycled materials. Read the entire MyVU article for more information.


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