Last Thursday, we attended the South Bend Board of Public Works agenda meeting to learn about the bureaucratic process of the government. Advertisements
We have completed the first rain garden of this year (and the third for this project)! It is located at the corner of Fellows St. and the Pennsylvania Ave. alley, at the Heritage Homes building. The garden took a full work day to complete, and we hope it positively impacts the area around it. Here are … More UPDATE: Rain Garden 3 (Public)
On Friday, our team got the opportunity to tour South Bend’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. Below are some pictures from the escapade.
Over the next few weeks, we’ll be introducing you to our team members for the summer of 2016. Susan Nace just graduated from Notre Dame with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. “I am working on implementing smart rain gardens and also researching opportunities to put community art in Ravina Park. I think the atmosphere of … More Meet the Team: Susan Nace
On Thursday, BCe2 interns got a chance to tour the Cardno Native Plant Nursery in Walkerton, IN. The interns learned about the products at Cardno, rain gardens, and some of the work that goes into running a native pant nursery. We started the morning by learning about native plant seeds with our awesome “tour guide” … More Interns Tour Native Plant Nursery
On Friday, a few members of our team went out to do a percolation test for our next rain garden. Below are a couple photos from the tests.
In case you missed it, BCe2 had a “Meet the Team” cookout with the neighborhood at Ravina Park. Although, we were told that locals know it as “Honeymoon Park”. Our team got to meet some folks from the neighborhood and talk about the past, present, and future of Bowman Creek and the park. Even Mayor Pete … More PHOTOS: Ravina Park Meet The Team Cookout
This afternoon, five interns plus Gary with help from the Parks and Recreation Department (and support from the mayor) bought a whopping 44 bags of mulch nuggets from Lowes. We used the mulch to beautify the slide and especially make the “landing zone” safer than the previous concrete and gravel. The community parents spoke, and we … More PHOTOS: Ravina Park Slide Improvement