project covers topics related to the great outdoors, such
as fishing, hunting, wildlife, forestry, and how to save
our natural world. How can you combine your interest in
the environment with helping the community? Here are a few
"stomp" a new trail in a park, historical area,
a program to take kids on "a day in the woods"
younger kids with a leaf collection and identification project
trees at a local school, park, community building, etc.
neighbors create a compost pile
in the FACE project to create habitat for wildlife
people on the negative impact of development on wildlife
habitats, and ways to work around them and create homes
for people and wildlife
a hunter safety course
a fishing contest to raise money for a local charity
goldfish with a day care or elementary class
a river clean-up day
kids and/or elderly neighbors on a fishing trip to a nearby
up wood duck boxes, blue bird boxes, etc.
and place bird boxes or feeders at a nursing home
a recycling program
and recycle old phone books
a park clean-up day
up posters of ways to conserve electricity
a workshop on making crafts from used items (such as a Coke
senior citizens make Christmas ornaments from used items
(such as bottles or light bulbs)
with exotic plant control at a nature education center
up recycling bins at the county fair and give the money
earned to a local charity
clean up after a flood, tornado, or other disaster
others (through posters, workshops, etc.) about pollution
What other ideas can you come up with?
have a duty in our country to make sure
our land is preserved, our air is clean,
our water is pure, our parks are accessible
and open and well-preserved.
President George W. Bush