Chickamauga Chapter NSDAR Members Assist Conservation Teaching Event

Monday, May 16, 2022
From left, Libby Miller-Rogers, Chapter Regent Gayle Burrows, Chapter Conservation Chair Jane Hill, Karen Lewis Durbin and Christine Jordan Holmes
From left, Libby Miller-Rogers, Chapter Regent Gayle Burrows, Chapter Conservation Chair Jane Hill, Karen Lewis Durbin and Christine Jordan Holmes

Local members of Chattanooga’s Chickamauga Chapter National Society Daughters of the America Revolution provided assistance at a teaching event hosted by Crabtree Farms. The farm is a local resource which focuses on educating the community regarding sustainable farming methods as well as opportunities for hands-on farm and crop experience for regional elementary students. 

DAR Chapter members manned stations set up for learning experiences related to the importance of bees to plant pollination. Another station taught about plants’ nutrient cycle related to mulch. A third station offered students the chance to connect plant fruits and their seeds.

Conservation is one of many national committees promoted by the NSDAR which emphasize service projects with an educational emphasis among members and in their local communities.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is a women’s service organization whose members can trace their lineage to an individual who contributed to securing American independence during the Revolutionary War. Today’s DAR is dynamic and diverse, with over 185,000 members in 3,000 chapters in the United States and abroad. DAR members annually provide millions of hours of volunteer service to their local communities across the country and world. DAR chapters participate in projects to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Over one million members have joined the organization since its founding in 1890. 

For more information about DAR membership, visit https://www.tndar.org/~chickamauga/wp/



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