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Making a difference for Animals, People and the Environment. Check out this year’s Roots & Shoots community projects.


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Dream Garden

Map pinBarrie, Ontario

To build an outdoor classroom with garden where teachers can bring students to learn in nature. Students will be more engaged in environmental education and can learn about indigenous culture. The space will be open for all classes, regardless of subject.

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The Global Goals for Sustainable Development15 – Life on land

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Do great things in your community.

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots began in 1991 when Dr. Jane met with 12 Tanzanian high school students who wanted to tackle urgent problems in their community. Since that meeting, Roots & Shoots groups have multiplied many times over and can now be found in nearly 100 countries around the world. Wherever there’s a group, young people are making change that benefits animals, people and the environment.

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