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College Turning A Campus Into A Living Lab Through Wetlands Restoration

Apr 07, 13 College Turning A Campus Into A Living Lab Through Wetlands Restoration

Courtesy of Pat Byington, The Green Register Editor

From a cow pasture to a wetland teaming with life. In the late 1990s, instead of utilizing every inch of university property for buildings and parking lots, The University of Washington Bothell/Cascadia Community College did something radical. They embarked on one of the largest wetlands restoration projects ever undertaken by a college or university in the United States. And now they have a beautiful natural campus and a “living lab.”

Here is their story:

Image Credit: Simon Laprida / Shutterstock

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