The plan created will emphasize water filtration and absorption as well as habitat creation and low maintenance.
The WKU CEES has received a $297,000 grant extension over 18 months from the Kentucky Division of Water to support construction at the WKU-Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Durbin Project.
The Center's Program Coordinator, Robin Hume, will continue to work for the Bowling Green Independent School District (BGISD) during the 2012-2013 school year.
After more than a year of planning, the WKU-Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Durbin Project broke ground on Friday, Aug. 3rd with the installation of a vernal pond. Most of the work was completed as planned, with wetland plantings to be done later this fall.
For the past 35 summers, Dr. Terry Wilson, Director of WKU's CEES, has conducted a summer institute in environmental education at Land Between the Lakes (LBL).
The Hoffman Environmental Research Institute is the newest partner to join the WKU-Habitat for Humanity Durbin Project.
Student uses ENVE 585: Independent Study Project to help keep ducks safe when nesting for population growth.
The Center facilitates a rain barrel workshop at old LC Curry Elementary School.
On Saturday, March 24, members and friends of the WKU-Habitat for Humanity Durbin Estate Project participated in a site cleanup, hosted as part of Commonwealth Cleanup Week.
Agriculture classes at N. Muhlenberg High School recently finished 200 wood duck nesting boxes and mounted them along the banks of waterways in their county.
Development of a "Disconnected Classroom" started October 18, 2013, in Warren County, KY, with installing a vernal pond to provide real-life experiences with scientific material through discovery learning.
Phase 2a for the initial road and utility infrastructure, including permeable parking and a road-length bioswale designed to help with stormwater management, was completed in fall, 2013, using EPA 319(h) funds from the KY Division of Water.
This NASA-funded project will implement an innovative collaborative project that addresses the need to increase the number of qualified science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educators.
An award of $4000 from the General Motors Foundation in the summer of 2013 will support the Center to work with the local schools in facilitating water quality testing at Trammel Creek.
On June 20, 2013, GWC Enterprise starts installing the underground utilities at the Durbin Estate Project for the water, sewer and electric lines. For more information, click the title.
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