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Recreating Habitats for an Edible Schoolyard

Written by: Ashley Parrish-Decker, FoodCorps Service Member with Ventura Unified School District 

We got 4 inches of rain on Wednesday, January 6th, and unfortunately, not much of it was captured. In fact, the rain was so poorly infiltrated that major flooding occurred and caused some schooIMG_1495l classrooms to flood throughout the Ventura Unified School District. “Because of the drought we have lost many of our trees and a lot of grass in the back here and that is why on Wednesday we had a ‘river’ rushing through,” Principal Mrs. McMullen said while shoveling mud off the black top at Loma Vista Elementary.

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