NEW EDGEWOOD HABITAT NURTURES THE KIDS-AND THE BIRDS & BEES
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June 12, 2015, The New Haven Independent, by Paul Bass - "Nature erupted outside outside another New Haven school Friday, where fourth-graders Kamiyah Emery and Sasha Cohen Cox spread the word about the right time to taste the nectar from the honeysuckle they’re tending. Kamiyah and Sasha shared their wisdom at the opening of an urban wildlife habitat that opened outside Edgewood School. It was the second such habitat opening this week. (Read about the other, at East Rock Community Magnet, here.) Six schools in all are creating greenspaces to give kids outdoor learning spaces while bringing more nature to the city. Besides Edgewood and East Rock, they include Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet, Columbus Family Academy and Worthington Hooker Elementary Schools. Common Ground High School has been helping all the schools design and put in the greenspaces, with support from Audubon Connecticut and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service..."
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