HOWLS Nature Club

School Address: 
2400 Steele Rd
Kansas City, KS 66106
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Contact Name: 
David Bennett
Email
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Phone: 
(913) 636-4277
Education level or type: 
High School
Education level (Other): 
9-12
School Name: 
JC Harmon
School District Name and Number: 
Kansas City Kansas Public Schools USD 500
How are you incorporating your environmental projects into your school's curriculum?: 
Paper recycling coordinated with science and life skills departments. Collection of food scraps from cafeteria for composting. Students start plants indoors to plant in small vegetable garden. Orchard to learn tree planting, care and maintenance. Over 1 acre of area set aside as prairie containing native Kansas wildflowers and grasses for ecological investigations. Researching the impact of native plants on soil micro-fauna. Large wetland are planted with native riparian vegetation for water testing, plant research and animal observation studies.
Accomplishments: 
Grants through Lowes, KDWPT and EPA