Compton Creek Natural Park at George Washington Elementary School

Compton Creek Natural Park at George Washington Elementary School

Compton Creek Natural Park at George Washington Elementary School Location: 941 W Cressey Street, Compton, CA 90222 The Compton Creek Natural Park at George Washington Elementary School changed an abandoned, muddy field into a three-acre restored park that includes a walking path, exercise equipment, and natural habitat for native plants and animals. It also includes an underground cistern with a…

Edward Markham Middle School

Edward Markham Middle School

Edward Markham Middle School Location: 1650 E 104th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90002 After completing a Facilities Condition Assessments for several schools and identifying high priority repair projects that were also opportunities to integrate stormwater management strategies, Los Angeles Unified School District completed improvements to the Edwin Markham Middle School campus that included stormwater management strategies. These repair projects included permeable paving,…

Learning/Walking/Reading Garden

Learning/Walking/Reading Garden

Learning/Walking/Reading Garden at Braddock Drive Elementary School and Gifted Magnet Location: 4711 Inglewood Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90230 The 14,000 square-foot learning/walking/reading garden at Braddock Elementary provides an attractive amenity for the school and the local community while capturing one million gallons of stormwater each year. The garden consists of “islands” and “zones” of drought-tolerant native trees, grasses, and flowers that…

Ocean Friendly Garden – Culver City High

Ocean Friendly Garden – Culver City High

Ocean Friendly Garden – Culver City High School Location: 4401 Elenda Street, Culver City, CA 90230 The students at Culver City High worked together with West Basin Municipal Water District and other partners to create a 2,332 square-foot garden at the Robert Frost Auditorium. Replacing a planting palette dominated by ivy, the new ocean-friendly garden uses drought-tolerant plants that demand up…

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