Saving Our World- One Insect at a Time!
Our vision for Canada is… to protect and enhance our insect population. Pollinators are decreasing at a rapid rate in Canada. We need to educate our citizens about the benefit of protecting insects, and how they benefit the global population by pollinating our foods.
By educating our students, and communities we can take steps to raise and release insects into our environmnets.
At Aspen Heights Elementary we have taken the initial steps to raise and release beneficial insects into our local urban environment. Students have purchased screened aquariums so that they are able to raise Chinese Praying Mantis. Each of the 5 egg cases will release between 40 and 200 praying mantis. We will then encourage other schools and community members to release the praying mantis in their local environments.