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Larry Volpe's Blog (2)

School Gardening with Native Plants

The passion I have for the natural world has been with me as long I can remember. I have been sharing this passion with my students for fifteen years. What better way to attract wildlife than through landscaping? Walk through any neighborhood and 98% of the flora you see is from another country or continent. Much of this provides little wildlife value. It only makes sense to plant the plants that our native fauna have coevolved with over many thousands of years.  California is a Mecca…


Added by Larry Volpe on August 12, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Local Sierra Club chapter posts Natural Teacher Award on homepage.

Here's the homepage of the Loma Prieta Chapter of the Sierra Club with an article about the Natural Teacher Award.


Added by Larry Volpe on December 12, 2010 at 6:19pm — 1 Comment

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