On Saturday, April 16th, the SCA NH corps had our annual celebration of Earth Day with the city of Manchester. Each year the SCA NH corps uses Earth Day to present the Service Learning Projects that the public school students have done. Over 1000 students from Manchester and Allenstown have been working on projects for their community. These include enhanced recycling programs, pollinator gardens, outdoor pathways, bird habitats, and more.
This year's Earth Day celebration was hosted by the Massabesic Audubon Center and our partners with the 4-H community gardens. Thirty high school students from the SCA Manchester CLC program bussed into Massabesic for the day to lead garen projects to prepare the sight for food production and public education. These gardens produce tons (literally) of food for the local Food Bank.
Despite the cold windy (typical) New England spring day the Audubon had record attendance. It was a great success and just one more step along the way as SCA NH serves the communities and lands of New Hampshire.
(Hey! there was even a 1957 BMW that gets 70+ mpg...now isn't that a "smart" car!)
more photos at www.manchesterearthday.com