On Tuesday, the Bowman Creek Educational Ecosystem completed the installation of a mural in the Southeast Neighborhood Park, thanks to the leadership of second-year intern Chloe Deardurff. The mural project started in the Summer of 2016 when the Southeast Organized Area Residents (SOAR) expressed interest in having some display of public art in one of … More BCe2 installs mural in Southeast Neighborhood Park
On Thursday of last week, our 2017 summer Bowman Creek interns continued the tradition of touring the Cardno Native Plant Nursery in Walkerton, IN. This educational tour is part of our internship’s learning experience as it relates to environmental engineering and horticulture, which builds on our community and rain garden projects. Be sure to check … More 2017 interns tour Cardno Native Plant Nursery in Walkerton, IN
Last Thursday, the Bowman Creek interns helped the city out by doing some gardening and landscaping work around the amphitheater, originally named the Ziegler Performance Center, at Leeper Park. This included replacing grass around the stage with flowers and bushes. You can take a look at our photos from the afternoon below.
If you walk by St. Matthew, you might notice a new box in front of our rain garden. That would be the new St. Matthew Bowman Creek Blessing Box built and installed by our intern Britney. This pantry is part our our team’s initiative to connect more with the community. It provides families with access to … More St. Matthew gets a lending pantry
We are currently in week 3 of the 2017 BCe2 summer internship. Today we took pictures all 10 of our rain gardens planted over the past two years. Check out the updates below!
South Bend group supporting Alicia, Zach, & Britney On Wednesday, South Bend folks from InternSJC, Notre Dame, enFocus, Riley High School, and BCe2 made the trek to Indianapolis for the Indiana INTERNnet Impact Awards honoring BCe2 nominees for “Intern of the Year” Alicia Czarnecki, Britney Arenas, and Zach Stewart along with the other nominees from … More BCe2 interns recognized at the 2017 Indiana INTERNnet Impact Awards luncheon in Indianapolis
If you walk through Ravina Park, you might notice a new box that resembles a small house. That would be the new Abraham Arenas Little Free Library, built and installed by our intern Britney. The library stands right next to Britney’s suggestion box (which was installed a week ago). This library is part our our team’s initiative … More Ravina Park Gets a Little Free Library
On Monday, our team completed the last rain garden installation of the year. This rain garden, which is residential, is located at St. Joseph St. & Haney Ave. Check out our photos from Rain Garden 10 below:
Thanks to the efforts of our intern Britney, the Bowman Creek Educational Ecosystem now has a suggestion box in Ravina Park! Britney spent time brainstorming, designing, building, painting, and detailing the box before its installation last Friday. The box has the BCe2 logo laser-printed on top with our Facebook information and website on the side. … More Community Engagement: Collecting Feedback From Neighbors
This past Wednesday our team worked tirelessly in the heat to complete our 8th and 9th rain gardens for the BCe2 team! Great job and thank you to all the team for contributing and making the rain garden installation day run smoothly! Rain Garden 8 – Residential (Milton St.) Rain Garden 9 – Residential (High … More UPDATE: Rain Gardens 8 & 9