About

The mission of the Jesse Higginbotham Technology Trust is to continue the ideas, dreams and work of Jesse Higginbotham which included supporting and fostering the notions of sustainability, community, and technological literacy.

The trust is a Kentucky 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation that works to improve our community by increasing technological availability and technological literacy in addition to promoting sustainability both in relation to technology as well as in other capacities. To that end we have embarked on several projects meant to further our goals.

Below are our latest general posts about The Jesse Higginbotham Technology Trust:

September 10, 2018 - Twitter history: the story of the first retweet

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September 1, 2018 - Peace Art Garden at Cardinal Valley Elementary: a Danaus Plexippus success story

In the fall of 2014 we created a native plant garden at Jesse’s Elementary School here in his neighborhood of Cardinal Valley. The garden was a supplement to the Science teacher’s outdoor classroom and the surrounding area is filled with … Continue reading Read more »

August 24, 2018 - Monarch Butterflies in the classroom

We like to say “If you plant it, they will come” and we’ve planted a lot of Milkweed (the larval host plant for Danaus Plexippus) at various locations around our Lexington Kentucky community. One of our favorite ways to introduce … Continue reading Read more »

July 4, 2017 - Germinating Milkweed seed varieties: a home gardener's perspective

Having been bitten by the “grow it” bug many, many years ago, I consider myself pretty adept at nurturing seeds. Over the years I’ve developed my own way of germinating that’s been highly successful whether the seed is annual flowers … Continue reading Read more »

May 24, 2017 - Monarch Watch "Milkweed for Restoration Projects"

We are thrilled (as is evident by Jesse’s dads expression) to participate in the Milkweed for Restoration Projects program of Monarch Watch. Since 2014 the Jesse Higginbotham Technology Trust has been the key steward for theĀ  Deauville Riparian Buffer Project … Continue reading Read more »

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