Schoolyard Environmentalism in the Wingra Watershed


The blogger David Thompson (wingrawatershed.blogspot) has conducted a survey and photo documentation of the public and private elementary schools in the Lake Wingra Watershed to identify sustainable environmental practices and to spotlight areas where improvement is needed.  See his survey here.

David focused on the existence, or potential for, rain gardens on school ground; gardens for vegetables or native plants; naturalistic plantings of native plants in groupings that simulate prairies, forests, or savannas; the practice of composting; and erosion control practices in area school yards.  See his Flickr photo stream for details of the 22 school included in the survey.

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About Steve Glass

The blogger is a restoration ecologist practicing and writing in the Midwestern United States.
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