Ecosystem Benefits from a Green Roof

How does the Green Roof Improve our Ecosystem?

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one2Stormwater is filtered by the Green Roof

Water that hits the roof is filtered by the root systems. It also slows down the velocity of water, reducing erosion.

 

oneRoot systems of native plants absorb & filter the water further

 

oneCleaner water flows into the Boardman River

 

oneA healthier ecosystem is achieved naturally! 

 

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A big thanks to everyone involved in the creation & maintenance of this project!

Inhabitect LLC

Terry Harding
Tim McGraw
The Concrete Service, Inc.

Mike & Marina Derring
Marathon Automotive
Linn Energy
Cheryl Gross & Gary Richardson
Whitney Miller

Rare Earth Hardwoods
Oryana
Daniel & Lillian Mahaney
Glynis Waycaster
Judy Reich

**This is an active research and demonstration garden maintained by local Master Gardeners in conjunction with Michigan State University Extension. We will be evaluating several native plant species for long- term survival and persistence. While we strive for beauty, we prioritize scientific research & the promotion of native species.

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