Pupils celebrate biodiversity

2015-06-09 06:00
Abi and Megan McGaw and Tayla Kedian.

Abi and Megan McGaw and Tayla Kedian.

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THE tiny traffic island at Wavell Road and Jan Smuts Road was overflowing with enthusiastic pupils from Winston Park Primary School who were keen to celebrate International Biodiversity Day last week.

Thirty pupils arrived after school to pick up litter and do a clean-up. The island was previously overgrown with a massive clump of ginger lily, an invasive plant that also obstructed visibility for road-users.

The children had dug out the ginger lily last year, and the new regrowth was cleared before the pupils planted the island with a low-growing ground cover

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