Riparian Plantings at Eastern Mennonite University

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Current Size: 80%

  • Project Date: Summer 2007
  • Partners: City of Harrisonburg, Eastern Mennonite University, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, and Friends of Blacks Run Greenway
  • Funding: Grant from Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation ($2000)
  • Total Volunteer Hours: + 100 hours

A long spillway for stormwater overflow was converted into a riparian zone by staff at Eastern Mennonite University and student volunteers.  Trees and shrubs were planted to reduce erosion and improve the water quality of run-off leaving the school property. Educational signs explain the project to visitors.


Eastern Mennonite University Summer 2008

Summer 2008


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