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Elizabeth River Project's Wetlands in the Classroom

Elizabeth River Project's Wetlands in the Classroom

Elizabeth River Project for Elizabeth River watershed, 757-399-7487, elizabethriver.org; Lynnhaven River Now for Lynnhaven River watershed, 757-962-5398, lynnhavenrivernow.org. Non-profits provide plants and classroom/teacher guidance for students to grow native wetland grasses and other native plants at school, then install them at real world restoration sites.  Student's will learn about the importance of wetlands in flooding prevention and as a home for animals.

Resource Details

Main Topic: 
Sea Level Rise
Sub-Topic: 
An Elizabeth River Project Resource
Local Resource
Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Conservation
Ecology
Encourage Resilient Action
Flooding
Flooding Prevention
Water Quality & Pollution
Wetlands
Resource Type: 
Activity
Educational Programs
Grade Level: 
Elementary School

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