Adrienne Gulley, IISG pollution prevention outreach specialist, meets with five enthusiastic high school students from Peoria, Illinois. Gulley brought along the “EnviroScape,” a plastic model she uses to demonstrate how pollution affects water quality. The students belong to the selective 4-H Spark Tank, a program developed by University of Illinois Extension. Their goal is to “change the face of the South Side of Peoria through a beautification project” by building a hoop house—similar to a greenhouse. The students plan to raise native Illinois plants and vegetables to distribute to the community. Construction kicks off this spring.

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Want to kick off Memorial Day weekend right? Do some good in your community! Help us clean up:

🌊 Whihala Beach (Whiting)
🛶 Rogers-Lakewood Park (Valpo)
🌳 Tall Timbers Park (Michigan City)

May 28, 9a-12p

Bring a reusable water bottle & sunscreen, we’ll supply the trash bags!

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