On Wednesday June 4th, 2014, the students of Beijing City International School took on the responsibility of raising awareness at an exhibition showcase on campus. One exhibit featured and sold Jane Goodall Institute merchandise to raise money for Roots & Shoots Beijing.
An exhibition of posters protesting animal performance was held in Lanzhou University by the Roots & Shoots team based at the university. The posters were winners at the poster competition against animal performance.
The Roots & Shoots group based in Shunwen Middle School in Jinan paid a visit to the wetland in Jinan. The students heard lectures given by the experts, did experiments, took photographs of the landscape, observed the birds, and played games. Through these activities, they learned about the significance of protecting the wetland.
The Roots & Shoots team based in Beijing Century Town held a charity concert to raise donations of books and school supplies for poor students in Gansu. The performances of singing, drumming, comic dialogue, and dancing by the students were truly impressive.
Roots & Shoots took part in the three-day Environmental Protection Carnival held by SEE in Chaoyang Park during the Children’s Day weekend. The theme was “Give Joy brought by Nature back to Children.” Roots & Shoots – together with more than 40 environmental organizations – celebrated Children’s Day for both adults and children.
With the help of Partnerships for Community Development（PCD）, Roots & Shoots organized the “School Gardens Workshop” to help Roots & Shoots teams across the country to establish organic vegetable gardens and explore the impact of gardens onschools and education.