H.A.W.K.S - Holmes Amazing Wildlife Kids Sanctuary


To work with our community and local non profits to:

  • Create Outdoor Learning Environments for students;
  • Enhance our collective understanding and appreciation for our unique and fragile canyon ecosystem;
  • Provide vital space for quiet contemplation.

Canyon Rim Garden

In January 2014, Holmes students along with several parents, community volunteers, and staff from Fish and Wildlife and California Native Plant Society came out to plant our Canyon Rim Native Plants Garden.

Over 120 Tecolote - specific natives were added, along with rocks, gorilla hair mulch (ideal mulch for natives) and pathways.

In the following weeks a new Bear Fence was installed to help keep playground balls out, trellises for openings and native trailing vines.

Canyon Rim Planting
Finished Garden

We Need Help Maintaining our Gardens!

We are always looking for volunteers to help with maintaining our school gardens. For more information, please contact the PTA Campus Chair.

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