Wed, January 13, 2021 - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, in partnership with Myriad Botanical Gardens, Oklahoma Monarch and Pollinator Collaborative, and National Wildlife Federation (NWF), seeks to increase habitat for monarchs and other pollinators by providing grants to Oklahoma City metro area schools to create monarch gardens. The gardens will include monarch host plants (milkweed) and nectar plants to provide a food source for monarchs along a vital part of their migration pathway.
Selected schools will receive the following:
Two professional development opportunities for teachers
Awards of up to $1500 each to purchase garden supplies
National Wildlife Federation’s Monarch Heroes Curriculum
Assigned contact person from the Oklahoma Monarch and Pollinator Collaborative to provide guidance
Public, private, and charter K-12 schools in the Oklahoma City metro area are eligible to apply. This includes schools in the following areas Oklahoma City, Edmond, Yukon, Mustang, Moore, Midwest City, Del City, Norman, Bethany, Piedmont, Deer Creek, Choctaw, and Warr Acres.
Applications must be submitted through the OKC Zoo’s website.
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM April 1, 2021.
Oklahoma City Zoo website
2000 Remington Place
Oklahoma City, OK