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PHOTO: Phase One of Rogers Campus Goes Green a Success

High school students successfully installed four rain gardens on the Rogers campus.

The rain garden project at , spearheaded Rogers students and directed by horticulture teacher Scott Dickison, will continue to gain momentum over the summer, Dickison said.

Phase one of Rogers Campus Goes Green included the . Dickison began designing the project in the summer of 2011 with the help of Save the Bay in response to issues like rain water runoff.

The project will also expand to include asphalt removal from areas on campus this fall.

Areas targeted for asphalt removal will be developed into lawns and gardens. The project will be funded by grants, donations and support from the school committee and City of Newport. 

Allison June 18, 2012 at 04:41 PM
Gooo Rogers! Go Mr. Dickison!!! Great work!!

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