Green infrastructure that is. Rain gardens and urban prairies don't just help with stormwater run off and flood prevention. They can take you through the seasons. Springtime blooming in the Midwest starts with the yellow sprays of the forsythia bush. Summer comes around to yellow again in a big way as it draws to a close with goldenrod, attracting busy bees, butterflies, and more.
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant brings together scientists, educators, policy makers, community decision makers, outreach specialists, business leaders, and the general public to work towards a healthy environment and economy. IISG is funded through NOAA, the University of Illinois and Purdue University.