about south river federation

On behalf of the South River Federation, a big thank you goes out to the 5th Graders of St. Andrews United Methodist day school.

On Tuesday, November 13th, they put in a lot of hardwork at Homestead Gardens. All of them deserve a gold star for a job well done! At the end of the day, they helped plant 150 plants around the new Homestead Gardens Wetland Restoration site! We were thrilled with how much they accomplished!

Not only did they plant trees and shrubs, but also they helped provide habitat for the critters that will make this site their home. The plants chosen for this project have high value to the wildlife in the area. The plants used will take up the pollutants from the water and use them as fertilizer.

One of the last activities of the day, was throwing sticks into the water. That's right, we asked kids to throw sticks! The sticks, logs, trees, and stumps provide resting places and habitat for birds, amphibians, and other wildlife. The 5th graders of St. Andrews did important work and we cannot thank you enough for your help!

Please enjoy the slideshow and check out this link provided by Anne Arundel County Week in Review.