PCC wins Leader Local Grants competition!
Penola Catholic College's plan is to create a 'Future Earth Sustainable Garden' for the Glenroy Junior Campus. Our idea has a dry creek bed, a water tank, solar powered pump and lights, a sculpture made from recycled materials, drought tolerant native plants and native ferns. We are supporting the 2017 Science Week theme of 'Future Earth' by turning a bare space into a garden that will promote sustainability and enhance the learning of our students in Ecosystem and Renewable Energy studies.
The total project cost is $3 715.00
The major costs associated with the project are
Item 1 Creek bed materials $450
Item 2 1000L water tank & pump $965
Item 3 Plumbing materials $100
Item 4 Plants & mulch $1200
Item 5 Solar panels & lights $500
Item 6 Sculpture from recycled materials $500
The $1,000 grant will be used to purchase the solar panels and lights and to build the sculpture. These items will add to the educational value of the garden the opportunity for curriculum links.
The remaining funds will be provided by the school.