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Cephalanthus occidentalis 'SMCOSS' Sugar Shack

Cephalanthus occidentalis ‘SMCOSS’ Sugar Shack (Accession – 17.05.009)

Vendor: Pleasant Run Nursery

Date Planted – May 2017

Noteworthy Characteristics:

This native, buttonbush is known for it’s small size and large, white poof-ball flowers that bloom all summer long. 73 more words


Program: Build a Rain Garden

Build a Rain Garden – Preserve the Merrimack River

Tuesday April 10th, 2018  7pm

Join us as Rusty Russell, Director of the Merrimack River Watershed Council, discusses one of the region’s most precious resources, the Merrimack River. 172 more words


Update on RCC Bioswale/RainGarden Project

The new gravel path is nearly finished and runs from one end of the garden to the other, the boulders have been placed, and four bird houses hung: three have larger holes for Bluebirds or Swallows (most likely violet green), and one is for smaller birds (Chickadees or Nuthatches) (see below).  163 more words

Water Conservation

Volunteers needed to complete the RCC Raingarden Project

Volunteers Needed for Planting

February 16th – Meet at the Josephine Building parking lot between 10 am and 2 pm

Volunteers Needed for Trail Construction… 499 more words

Build Community

UVM Rain Garden Makeover by Engineers without Borders

The University of Vermont (UVM) Votey rain garden has undergone its transformation, thanks to Elle Mountain and the UVM Engineers without Borders.

Elle Mountain is a student at UVM who serves on the leadership team of the student chapter of Engineers without Borders (EWB). 282 more words


December 2017 Update on RCC Raingarden/Bioswale Project


Here are pictures taken this summer and fall of the progress on the Project. Chas Rogers has done an amazing job – not only writing the grants, but coordinating the work and DOING a huge amount himself!  139 more words

Nature Conservation

PICKERELWEED (Pontederia cordata)


Emergent plant for shallow water.

Learn: http://regionalconservation.org/beta/nfyn/plantdetail.asp?tx=Pontcord

Learn more: http://aquaplant.tamu.edu/plant-identification/alphabetical-index/pickerelweed/

“The seed of pickerelweed is eaten by waterfowl. 88 more words

Florida Native Plant