Hampton Clean City Commission to host Schoolyard Habitat Workshop
Hampton area teachers can learn how to establish a wildlife habitat on school property by attending a workshop in August offered through the Hampton Clean City Commission.
The Schoolyard Habitat Workshop will take place Friday, August 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hampton Clean City Commission Office, located at 1296 Thomas St. Teachers will learn the basic design elements and techniques to create a habitat to function as an outdoor classroom.
The course will give teachers ideas on how to connect school subjects with outdoor field investigations. Topics included in the workshop are hands-on activities to do with students, habitat and maintenance considerations, a schoolyard mapping exercise and community resources that may be available.
Participants will receive a Homes for Wildlife Planning Guide and a 20/20 Projects and Activities guide.
The workshop will be taught by Habitat Facilitators and Master Naturalists of the Peninsula Chapter Susan Walton and Sandy Graham.
For more information, call the Hampton Clean City Commission at 757-727-1130.