Momentum builds for school native plant garden
May 3, 2023
Advocates for a proposed native plant garden on the La Conner Schools campus have given district officials plenty of food for thought.
Several people spoke passionately on behalf of the proposal during a lengthy public comments segment at the April 24 school board meeting.
It was the third time the garden project – promoted by the Swinomish Department of Environmental Protection – has been addressed.
Board members, in accordance with district policy, did not respond to the comments.
“This isn’t a dialogue or question-and-answer session,” board president Susie Gardner Deyo expl...