Bioswales on The Ray

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Bioswales on The Ray

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Summary

The Ray and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) have installed five to ten acres of native grasses and pollinator plant seeds in the median and northbound lane gore area of Exit 6 on I-85 near LaGrange, Georgia.  

 

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:00am

CAMPAIGN: The Ray

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These areas, known as bioswales, are shallow drainage ditches filled with vegetation to slow water movements and capture particulate pollutants, heavy metals, rubber and oil during rainstorms.

Click the video link above to learn more.

Contact

Valerie Bennett
+1 (770) 317-5858
Ray C. Anderson Foundation
Anna Cullen
+1 (404) 405-2685
The Ray
Keywords: Environment | Clean Water and Sanitation | Climate Action | Green Infrastructure | Life on Land | Pollution | Ray C. Anderson Foundation | Remediation | The Ray | Transportation | Water

CAMPAIGN: The Ray

CONTENT: Multimedia with summary