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Rain Barrel Roundup: Photos and More from Spring Workshops

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This spring and summer, Bluegrass Greensource presented rain barrel workshops for homeowners in Clark, Bourbon, Harrison, Fayette, and Woodford counties. Sponsored by Kentucky American Water, Bluegrass Greensource taught participants about water conservation, the purpose of rain barrels, and how to make a rain barrel. Afterwards, each participant assembled their own rain barrel to take home for […]

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One Day and a BIG Impact, Thanks to Lucky’s Market!

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By: Chris Porter Bluegrass Greensource Development Director On Wednesday, July 13th, Bluegrass Greensource was the nonprofit benefiting from Lucky’s Impact Day, a community program pioneered by one of the Lexington’s great new retailers, Lucky’s Market. In addition to providing access to affordable, organic food options, Lucky’s also invests heavily in the communities in which it operates. […]

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Getting Outside with PokémonGo

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By: Danny Woolums Bluegrass Greensource Environmental Educator For many young adults like myself, PokémonGo has been the realization of a dream we’ve had since we were children. Becoming a Pokémon trainer and catching all 150 of the magical creatures excited me and my brother while we battled it out on our GameBoys. Almost 2 decades later, […]

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Blending Environmental Education and ESL at Lansdowne Elementary

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By: Ashley Bryant Cheney Bluegrass Greensource Environmental Educator At Bluegrass Greensource, we love summer. It’s a time to take part in environmental educational activities outside of the walls of the classroom, to recharge, and reflect about the next year’s cycle of education programs. I’ve spent part of mine at Lansdowne Elementary School, helping, perhaps surprisingly, […]