Archive for June, 2015

Need $$$ Contributions to Build Outdoor Classroom with Living Roof

It took over four years to raise $30,000 for Boone Watershed Partnership to pay for the design and materials to build a bridge with volunteer labor that will link the wetlands area to the woodlands hiking trail across Sinking Creek.

A 20′ x 30′ outdoor classroom with a living roof placed near the wetlands similar to the image below is estimated to cost at least another $25,000.  Please help build an outdoor classroom soon by making an online donation and specify “Jacob’s Park” as the purpose: http://boonewatershed.org/index.php/get-involved/donate1/

concept of outdoor classroom with living roof placed near wetlands provided by living roofs inc in asheville (2)

Concept of outdoor classroom with living roof provided by Living Roofs Inc. in Asheville, NC.

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JC Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Approves Plans to Build Bridge Across Sinking Creek at Jacob’s Nature Park

bridge concept

Concept of Bridge To Be Built by City of Johnson City with TN Dept. of Correction

TH&P Engineering is currently surveying the intended construction area for drafting the final design.