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The Bioswale!

A bioswale is a landscape element designed to remove silt and pollutants from surface runoff. It has sloped sides and is filled with vegetation and stones. The bioswale on campus is located just north of the Gunk and should improve the quality of the water flowing into the Gunk.

The bioswale contains a large number of native plant species.

Bioswale flora

A great addition to the campus landscape!

Bioswale landscape

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