Southside Permaculture Park

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Faculty Mentor/s:
Prof. David Casagrande, Sociology & Anthropology / Environmental Initiative; Prof. Al Wurth, Political Science

 

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Project Description:
Located next to the former Lehigh University Ecohouse on Summit Street, the Southside Permaculture Park has been in development since 2018 and is now ready to take a giant leap forward. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to the design and building of elements in the park, which utilizes a zero-waste philosophy that mimics ecological processes to provide food as well as ecological benefits like urban storm-water runoff reduction, carbon sequestration, and increased biodiversity. The SSPP team will expand community partnerships to make the park a site of education and improved community relations.

 

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