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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

Announcements

December 2017 Update on RCC Raingarden/Bioswale Project

NEARLY FINISHED!

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)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: 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

ALLIGATORFLAG; FIREFLAG (Thalia geniculata)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: ALLIGATORFLAG; FIREFLAG (Thalia geniculata)

Wetlands plant. Tall, large leaves.

Learn: http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/plant-directory/thalia-geniculata/

Larval host:  Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)  http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/thalia-geniculata… 40 more words

Florida Native Plant

Planting the Rain Garden

On the last post, I shared about designing and building my front yard rain garden. Make sure to go check it out if you’ve missed it!  797 more words

Grow

A Tale of Two Cities: a case study in contradictory approaches to urban greening

Recently, via the wonders of social media, I have become aware of what appears to be an example of two initiatives taking place within the same city which seem entirely at odds with each other when it comes to environmental sustainability.  1,149 more words

Urban Gardening