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August 28, 2008

Middle school gets rain garden

Fulfilling two missions at once - helping the environment and creating a living, breathing, growing teaching tool.

Those are the twin goals of a new 1,200-square-foot rain garden in front of Williston Middle School on South 10th Street in Wilmington.

Officials from several state and local agencies, including North Carolina Cooperative Extension, teamed with school officials on a wet and humid Wednesday morning to plant 85 trees, shrubs and other vegetation in a shallow hollow that had been excavated near Williston's main entrance.

Read more in the Wilmington StarNewsOnline

Posted by Dave at August 28, 2008 08:45 AM