Restoring a Rain Garden
Naturally, the forecast called for rain on the day that Sara Burns, a water resource scientist for The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts, went out to lead maintenance work on a rain garden. The plan was to meet about 20 students from the Bristol Agricultural High School at the rain garden in Mill River Park behind the police station in Taunton.
“I was relieved to see how eager all of the students were despite the chilly, drizzly weather,” says Burns. “In addition to being completely engaged while I was explaining how the garden protects the nearby Mill River, they were also extremely hard workers.”