By Sydney Nielsen, RORG Student Team Taking a look back at my time with RORG, it’s hard to believe how quickly a semester passed by. To me, it feels like just yesterday I first found the listing with the application to apply for RORG’s internship. But now, I’m writing my final reflection about not onlyContinue reading “Looking back on my RORG experience: Sydney Nielsen”
By Sydney Nielsen, RORG Student Intern I had the honor of interviewing David Wilcoxen about his background and interests, as well as his involvement with the Red Oak Rain Garden. David and RORG Director Eliana Brown initially met in 2002. Eliana joined David’s staff in 2004 and worked with him for 10 years during which timeContinue reading “Interview with David Wilcoxen”
By Sydney Nielsen, RORG Student Intern Japan House is a must-visit location and a haven of tranquility for many on the University of Illinois campus. In addition to being a place of learning and respite, the Japan House gardens are a meaningful source of inspiration for the RORG Team. BACKGROUNDAccording to Japan House’s website, theyContinue reading “Inspirations: Japan House Gardens”
By the RORG Team While the RORG Team and volunteers always keep an eye on the garden’s needs for upkeep and design edits, spring is a critical time to perform inspection. Winter can be rough on a campus rain garden. While snow may cover up some issues, snow melt and spring rains reveal places thatContinue reading “Spring Cleaning at RORG”
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