Improving Campus Sustainability One Green Space at a Time

by C. Eliana Brown, RORG Director As you may know, the Red Oak Rain Garden was awarded an ICECF Community Stewardship grant (in partnership with the CCDC). We are grateful for this award as it, in conjunction with our SSC awards, allows for completion of the garden’s renovation. But this grant does even more than that.Continue reading “Improving Campus Sustainability One Green Space at a Time”

Horticulture + Health: an Interview with Dr. Andrea Faber Taylor

by Sandra Bjerga, RORG Student Team I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Andrea Faber Taylor about her background with horticulture, how she incorporates RORG service learning into her classes, and her research with nature and children. A little about her:Dr. Faber Taylor is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Crop Sciences whoContinue reading “Horticulture + Health: an Interview with Dr. Andrea Faber Taylor”

MULCH MADNESS 2021: Hold onto your gardening hats, sports fans!

Last year, following the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA Basketball tournament, the team started our own version: MULCH MADNESS. We’re excited to announce the return of the tournament this year! This competition involves 28 flowering native plants found in the Red Oak Rain Garden battling it out to find out who will make it toContinue reading “MULCH MADNESS 2021: Hold onto your gardening hats, sports fans!”