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December Dash 10K gives runners new view of Phinizy nature park

...different season." The scenic 10K course is different from the 5K course, she said. "It concentrates more in the constructed wetland," she said. "Runners should see lots of egrets and herrings, and possibly the occasional alligator - but they...
Richmond Neighbors
Clay-pit ponds to become wetlands

...partnership with the developers and the city of North Augusta, plans to transform the silt-filled ponds into a constructed wetland that will fulfill many important purposes - including recreation. "We're going to integrate our work with the...
Learning envisioned at swamp

...planned on the site of the old milking barn will help accomplish that goal, she said. The plans include a miniature constructed wetland to filter the building's sewage -- and educate visitors about pollution. Although private fund-raising has...
Lab chronicles wetland avians

...under a court order to reduce pollution by 2001 or face huge fines. The solution was to create a 400-acre "constructed wetland," where man-made marshes filter pollutants from treated sewage as it makes its way to the river. Although...
Classes aid science students

...Lawton, a rising junior at Albany State University, dealt with 90-degree heat Friday as he measured samples of a constructed wetland at SRS. The biology major is one of a dozen students taking a three-week course on aquatic and wetland ecology...
Metro | Savannah River Site
Walking through nature

...park receives no funds from the city. It is supported by grants, corporate sponsorships and private funds.The constructed wetland area became a classroom as Wylds explained pollution laws, baffle zones, equalization, mitigation, silt and...
Richmond Neighbors
Across the area

...vicinity of the city's wastewater treatment plant, which is next to the airport. When the city built the plant and constructed wetland cells to filter wastewater, the Federal Aviation Administration expressed concern that more birds would be attracted...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission