Building a Bioswale
Albany Options School, OR
The Ecology Class at Albany Options School, an alternative high school in Oregon, solved the problem of a muddy depression and flooding on school grounds by building a bioswale. This increased the amount of storm water that soaks into the ground, filters pollutants from runoff, and provides habitat for wildlife. Download Teacher Guide here.
Photographer: Justin Smith; Editor: Kylee Wall; Producer: Marsha Walton;
Exec Producer: Gary Strieker, This American Land
Copyright: Gary Strieker
Production Facility: Biscardi Creative Media, Buford, GA
//Teacher Guide credits
Kelly Muller, Anna Sokolov and Captain Planet Foundation
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