Tyrone schools to benefit from £2.2m School Pollinator Garden Scheme

Tyrone schools to benefit from £2.2m School Pollinator Garden Scheme
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Friday 24 June 2022 16:45

Environment Minister Edwin Poots and Education Minister Michelle McIlveen have praised the success of the School Pollinator Garden Scheme during a visit to Queen Elizabeth II Primary School in Pomeroy.

During their visit, Minister Poots and Minister McIveen saw first-hand how the school has benefited from a grant of £7,444 to create a new learning and relaxation area.

The school is one of 301 across both urban and rural areas which are set to benefit from this scheme providing grants of between £3,000 and £12,000 to improve the health of our bees and pollinators and to help protect our eco-systems. The scheme is being delivered by Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful on behalf of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.

Read the full story in this week's Tyrone Courier, or check out our epaper

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