Funding

Materials and resources provided to outreach partners and school communities have been funded primarily by grants and donations. We also welcome in-kind materials and volunteer labor.

Financial Donors


  • Individual Master Gardeners
  • Individual school PTA/PTSAs
  • Individual student clubs

Major Funding


  • Inland Fisheries (DGIF)
  • Virginia Department of Game and
  • Virginia Environmental Endowment

In-Kind Materials or Services


  • Brent and Becky's Bulbs
  • Consulting services from DGIF
  • County of York Recycling
  • Ken Matthews Landscape Nursery
  • New Horizons Regional Ed. Center
  • Outreach Partners
  • Poquoson City Public Works
  • Wild Birds Unlimited of Yorktown
  • Yorktown Materials

Meeting Space


  • York County Libraries
  • York County Parks, Recreation, and
  • Tourism (PRT)

Mini-Grants


  • AskHRGreen.org
  • Keep Virginia Beautiful
  • Project Learning Tree GreenWorks!
  • York Foundation for Public Education

Native Plant Donations


  • Butterfly Society
  • Ernst Conservation Seeds
  • Forest Lane Botanicals
  • Virginia Native Plant Society
  • Williamsburg Native Plant Rescue
  • York/Poquoson Master Gardeners

Volunteer Habitat Helpers


  • Afterschool clubs
  • Boy Scouts
  • Church communities
  • Girl Scouts
  • Military members
  • Outreach Partners

Program Awards & Recognition


  • "Doing Big Things" 2014 award from Hampton Roads Alliance of Environmental Education (HRAEE)
  • "'P' is for Pollinators," an article by Gail Brown in the Sept./October 2014 Virginia Wildlife describes the program.