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The Results are in! Main Street Clean Sweep 2017

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By Ashley Bryant Cheney Environmental Educator Bluegrass Greensource From Friday April 14th to Saturday April 29th, over 1,000 volunteers came together around Earth Day to participate in 20 community-led litter pick-ups throughout Central Kentucky.  Event participants received t-shirts, gloves, trash bags, and litter grabbers, and took to their downtown storefronts, roadsides, parks and other public spaces to […]

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Caching the Rain in Castlewood Park

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By: Rob Gates Outreach Specialist Bluegrass Greensource Visitors to Castlewood Park in Lexington’s North End might be surprised to find some interesting new additions to the park’s landscape. Since 2015, as part of The City of Lexington’s Stormwater Incentive Grant Program, the park had received a number of exciting upgrades to help improve stormwater quality […]

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Setting Records in Sustainability: School Recognition Ceremony 2017

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By: Pattie Stivender, Education Director On April 27, students and teachers from across Fayette County came together to celebrate green initiatives in Fayette County Schools.   The partner recognition ceremony, held at Garrett Morgan Elementary, awarded seventy two public and private schools for their efforts in sustainability. Garret Morgan, one of Lexington’s newest elementary schools, […]