World Wetlands Day at Belle Isle Marsh

“Dear Mayor Walsh, We would like to protect our wetlands because they not only help us, but also animals, plants, and our planet. Belle Isle Marsh is my favorite wetland.” Katherine, 4th grade

We were so excited about World Wetlands Day (Feb 2, 2020), we celebrated it a day early on Feb 1st 🙂 We learned about the benefits of wetlands in general, of the Belle Isle Marsh in particular, sang songs about the marsh, and had some much needed hot beverages and snacks, and played some fun games.

We also read some passionate letters from students of Donald McKay K-8 school for Governor Baker, Mayor Walsh, Department of EEOS (Environment, Energy, and Open Spaces) Chief Cook, and Councilor Edwards:

Author: Kannan

Urban farmer, ecology enthusiast, community organizer, sustainability educator, climate resiliency consultant.

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