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The Marin Country Day School’s Strategic Plan calls to make ecological literacy an integral part of its curriculum and to reinforce the students’ sense of connection with nature. The project, in Corte Madera, California, restores the watershed’s seasonal stream, replacing concrete swales with rockwork and riparian landscaping. And it maximizes storm water and water efficiency strategies to demonstrate the water cycle within a complete watershed, creating amenities that are now some of the students’ favorite places.

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