Shorecrest Preparatory School in Pinellas County is dedicated to working with the Reclamation Project to promote education of the importance of native trees and mangroves and to influence change in their communities.
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Shorecrest Preparatory School
5101 1st St NE
St.Petersburg, Florida 33703Right: The Reclamation Project's urban reforestation component was
launched at Shorecrest Prep School in St. Petersburg, FL on January
27th, 2009 at 10 am. The school grounds were reclaimed for nature
third and fourth graders plant an adult size Red Cedar (native) tree and large green
NFL representative Jack Groh and Native Plant Society officers joined artist Xavier Cortada in distributing 60 project stick flags and
tree saplings to fourth graders, who planted them in their front
reclaiming them for nature. Students will encourage their neighbors to
the same. In the coming weeks another 240 native saplings and flags will be distributed to Shorecrest Prep students.
The trees distributed to students will be part of the NFL sanctioned planting
to address climate change in the Super Bowl host community will be monitored by
the NFL Environmental Program.