Seeding Our Future

Thank you for joining us in helping to protect pollinators by helping restore their habitats. Our school and our student FSMN Environmental Action Club (EAC) are passionate about protecting pollinators and the environments where they thrive.

Use the instructions below to “plant” your seed bomb.

Gracias por unirse a nosotros para ayudar a proteger a los polinizadores ayudando a restaurar sus hábitats. Nuestra escuela y nuestro Comité de Acción Ambiental (EAC, por sus siglas en inglés) de FSMN para estudiantes son apasionados por proteger a los polinizadores y los entornos donde prosperan.

Utilice las instrucciones abajo para “plantar” su “bomba” de semillas.

 

Create a seed bomb and take it to a restoration site.

You can also “plant” the seed bomb anywhere there are prairie/grassland habitats.

Coldwater Spring and Oȟéyawahe / Pilot Knob Preservation Site are nearby restoration sites located at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers. Both sites are sacred to the Dakota people and known to them as B’Dote. The sites are open to respectful use by the public.

Coldwater Spring

Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

5601 Minnehaha Park Dr S, Minneapolis

Coldwater Spring is being restored to oak savanna, prairie, and wetland habitats. The milkweed planted at Coldwater Spring attracts monarchs, swallowtail butterflies visit for the wild bergamot, as well as native bees.

Oȟéyawahe / Pilot Knob Preservation Site

2100 Pilot Knob Road, Mendota Heights

Oȟéyawahe / Pilot Knob Preservation Site is being restored to oak savanna and prairie habitats. It is an important site for native pollinators, especially bees.

En Español

Hacer una “bomba” de semillas y poner la “bomba” en un sitio restaurado.

También se puede “plantar” la “bomba” de semillas en cualquier lugar donde haya hábitats de praderas / pastizales.

Coldwater Spring y Oȟéyawahe / Pilot Knob Preservation Site son sitios locales de restauración en la confluencia de los ríos Minnesota y Mississippi. Ambos sitios son sagrados a la nación Dakota. Se conoce como B’Dote. Ambos sitios están abiertos al público.

Coldwater Spring

Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

5601 Minnehaha Park Dr S, Minneapolis

Se restaura “Coldwater Spring” a habitats para robles, sabana, pradera y humedales. El algodoncillo en Coldwater Spring atrae las mariposas monarca y los papilios que visitan la bergamota. También atraen las abejas.

Oȟéyawahe / Pilot Knob Preservation Site

2100 Pilot Knob Road, Mendota Heights

Oȟéyawahe / Pilot Knob Preservation Site se restaura a las hábitats naturales de robles, sabana y pradera. Is un sitio importante para los polinizadores, especialmente las abejas.

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