04 Feb '14, 5pm

Congrats to the entire @BrentElementary family on this important sustainability recognition:

Congrats to the entire @BrentElementary family on this important sustainability recognition:

The project team was also inspired by the intention of the SITES Rating System and encouraged by colleagues at USBG and the Forest Service to participate. One of the first projects at Brent was an LID effort that introduced the benefits of reducing storm water runoff. From this important anchor point, many other opportunities to remove asphalt and provide green infrastructure throughout the site were achieved. The motivation to improve every nook and cranny into an optimal functioning outdoor area continued, and the design team felt that the SITES program would help clarify the work that was already being done. The school and its partners also felt it was important to support the Pilot Program and help the larger community understand the importance of a healthy, sustainable landscape design. The interpretive signs created for the new school grounds are another success and ...

Full article: http://www.sustainablesites.org/cert_projects/show.php?id=58

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