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Teens' environmental skills blossom Thursday, October 27, 2005 By Bea Boucher The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS -- The flowers near the main entrance of Ottawa Hills High School are starting to fade, but the lessons that students are learning from their rain garden will live on.

Working with science teacher Sharon Bajema, Rain Gardens of West Michigan and the West Michigan Environmental Action Council, students last fall researched the flow of stormwater from the school's drains through the Plaster Creek Watershed to the Grand River and into Lake Michigan. They learned about native plants, helped prepare the soil for planting, set the plants, spread mulch and weeded.

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