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Old 10-03-2017, 10:56 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by KC Clark View Post
I'm finding out this is an uphill battle. Teacher just got recognized by the school board because he got the high school to be officially recognized as an "Ohio Wild School Site." I looked into how you earn this certification and found that the Ohio Division of Wildlife sets a pretty low bar.


So, plant a bunch of rose of sharon that Japanese beetles like to eat and you have created a benefit for wildlife.

"Pollinator gardens" are all the rage so planting anything with flowers that European honeybees like will suffice.
Sad state of affairs.

I noticed the low bar for certifying habitat gardens as well.

Keep up the good fight.
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