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Sheep ‘Mow’ Grass Irrigated by Treated Wastewater in Oregon

September 19, 2016

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Biocycle Farm, a large farm in Eugene, Ore. sustained entirely by recycled water, doesn’t rely solely on herbicides or machines to maintain the 88,000 poplar trees planted on the property. The Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission (MWMC; Lane County, Ore.), which manages the land, saves almost $3500 in labor and fuel costs each year by employing […]

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Thousands Celebrate Girl Scouts’ Anniversary by Improving the Environment

May 26, 2012


Girl Scouts of San Jacinto plant a native shrub as they build a rain garden at the Houston Arboretum. Photo courtesy of Jodi Stewart Schwarzer, Girl Scouts of the USA project manager.

Building rain gardens is one core aspect of Forever Green Take Action Project Girl Scouts around the country are rolling up their sleeves and working to improve the environment. To celebrate the organization’s 100-year anniversary this year, the Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA; New York) launched the Girl Scouts Forever Green […]

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