Water Action Team
Schoolyard native arboretums impact our local waters.
NATIVE ARBORETUM AT CRESCENT VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
Dave Eckert shows the unique 11-year old native arboretum at Crescent Valley High School that is open to the public. This lush arboretum is used in school curricula and by its students to learn about our local native flora.
NATIVE ARBORETUM AT CHELDELIN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Dave Eckert shows the unique 10-year old native arboretum at Cheldelin Middle School that is open to the public. This arboretum uses a completely different design than the Crescent Valley High School Arboretum. A portion of the school curriculum is included in the slide show.
The Water Action Team includes more than 40 professionals, students and advocates volunteering to develop functional projects in two main areas:
Corvallis Water Systems
Our Three Waters program is improving efficiency and reducing negative environmental impacts of the City of Corvallis tapwater, wastewater and stormwater systems by working with both users and suppliers.
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We’re improving water quality, increasing the diversity and quantity of native aquatic creek species and educating local residents about the value of our Corvallis creeks.
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