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castanet.net 12 May, 2022 02:30 am

Polson Park butterfly release sends climate action message

Polson Park butterfly release sends climate action message
A butterfly release in Vernon's Polson Park, Thursday, will symbolize B.C.'s climate change emergency.

The release will set the stage for the Vernon Youth Climate Action Summit May 31 at the Vernon Rec Centre.” The event is one of many climate-action projects by more than 120 Grade 11 students from Vernon schools in support of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the City of Vernon’s Climate Action Plan.Students will display their projects and share what they learned at the Youth Climate Action Summit on May 31., behind the Vernon Community Arts Centre.

butterfly and plant species are at risk due to climate change,” says Polina, “so we made it our mission to show the Vernon community that we need to make a change to protect this vital pollinator.to noon in the rec centre auditorium.

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