Pennsbury Learning Gardens Toured by Waste Management Partners

Pennsbury School District is hon­ored to be includ­ed among numer­ous local part­ners to Waste Management, Inc. (WM) in the devel­op­ment and care of local learn­ing gar­dens. Other local enti­ties part­ner­ing with WM in this effort include the Falls Township Senior Center, Pennsbury Manor, The Pen Ryn School, and the Bucks County Audubon Society. One morn­ing in July, rep­re­sen­ta­tives of these dis­tin­guished WM part­ners gath­ered to take a tour of five Pennsbury learn­ing gar­dens. These includ­ed sites at the fol­low­ing schools: Afton Elementary, Quarry Hill Elementary, Makefield Elementary, Pennwood Middle School, and Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary. “It was such a reward­ing expe­ri­ence for our partners…to see the com­mu­ni­ty con­nec­tiv­i­ty and oppor­tu­ni­ties for habi­tat enhance­ment between our part­ner­ship gar­dens and Pennsbury’s,” said Judy Archibald, a rep­re­sen­ta­tive of Waste Management. “We cer­tain­ly rec­og­nize the amount of work that goes into main­tain­ing these gar­dens so that they will thrive. We con­grat­u­late those who have tak­en the time from their busy sched­ules and made the com­mit­ment to the gar­dens and the pol­li­na­tors, but­ter­flies, and wildlife that they sup­port.” Thanks go to the staff mem­bers and/or PTO lead­ers in each of those build­ings for help­ing to guide and inform the group that day.