Creating Rain Gardens Ecology Center Store Event, Thursday, 5/3/12

Creating Rain Gardens Ecology Center Store Event, Thursday, 5/3/12

Learn how to collect rain to reuse in your front or backyard. Water conservation experts Cleo Woelfle-Erskine and Apryl Uncapher will talk about their new book, Creating Rain Gardens… Read more », covering everything from rain barrels to simple living roofs, permeable patios, and other low-tech affordable ways to save water in the garden. The authors walk

Asphalt to Ecosystems: Design Ideas for Schoolyard Transformation (Author Event 12/2/10)

Asphalt to Ecosystems: Design Ideas for Schoolyard Transformation (Author Event 12/2/10)

Join us on Thursday, December 2 as author Sharon Danks presents a vibrant slideshow that will explore the growing movement toward “green” school grounds. We’ll observe various green schoolyard features, including edible gardens, wildlife habitats, schoolyard watershed models, rainwater catchment systems, and wastewater treatment wetlands. Asphalt to Ecosystems… Read more » is a compelling color guidebook for designing