The 2021 RORG Expansion

By the RORG Team OVERVIEWRORG Director Eliana Brown is pleased to announce the completion of a new “expansion” garden across the sidewalk from RORG. This new garden was made possible by a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation, our generous donors, and with the help of our community and student volunteers. The garden’sContinue reading “The 2021 RORG Expansion”

RORG’s First Builder: Interview with Professor Tony Endress

By Sandra Bjerga, RORG Student Team Member [Although Sandra has graduated and taken full-time employment (congrats, Sandra!) and isn’t our student anymore, she wrote this piece earlier this year for us. Enjoy!] Did you know that the current renovation of the Red Oak Rain Garden is building upon work from almost 15 years ago? InContinue reading “RORG’s First Builder: Interview with Professor Tony Endress”

Looking Back on my RORG Experience

By Sandra Bjerga, RORG Student Team It’s bittersweet writing this blog knowing it’ll be my last. I have gained so much experience, so many memories, and amazing connections at the Red Oak Rain Garden. All good things must come to an end and I am grateful to have been a part of the journey.  MyContinue reading “Looking Back on my RORG Experience”