Mariemont High School
"Riders of the Storm"

Last November, the Mariemont High School AP Biology class decided to take on a challenge: the Lexus Eco Challenge. The nationwide competition encourages teens to make a difference in their local environments, developing and enacting our Action Plan. The MHS "Riders of the Storm" created a rain garden, targeting the issue of runoff water, and were one of 16 teams nationwide to win the first-round prize of $10,000. Now the Riders are taking it to the next level for the $50,000 Final Challenge. We want to share our experience and tips with others, so that they too can benefit by creating an easy and beautiful rain garden.

So... what is a rain garden?

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thanks to the following sponsors:

Mill Creek Watershed Council Marvin Gardens

 Swisher Landscaping MHS PTO

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Riders of the Storm,
Mariemont HS
Cincinnati, Ohio
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mhalsall@mariemontschools.org

March 7, 2009

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