Day 47

Bioretention area

May 12th, 2010

I love informational signs about mundane-but-overlooked parts of daily life.


  1. Jason Eppink says:

    Percolating storm water! Mmm!

  2. Jonathan says:

    That’s my favorite bioretention area!

  3. Jenypher O. says:

    Okay, this is the first post I’ve seen with something that wasn’t fully explained and no link for more information, so it peaked my curiosity. Having a degree in Environmental Science and Resource Management, I’m suprised I haven’t heard of them before:

  4. Karen Too says:

    Ha, ha! “Great minds,” and all that. Jenypher O., I noticed the same thing, and with a minor twinge of disappointment.

    Thanks for the link.

    Matt, no worries; we can’t (nor shouldn’t) expect you to spoon-feed us all the time, and you are doing this from your cell phone (which amazes me).

    Besides, I always enjoy doing research.

  5. Lauren says:

    I think this is wonderful. They should have more signs like this, to educate all… herbaceous plants removing pollutants? Yes please! Give me more of that!

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