Back in 2011, Cawaco awarded Greystone Elementary School a grant to develop an outdoor classroom. This first phase of the project allowed them to purchase native plants and trees, create a rain garden, and install a pond. They also bought a cistern to collect rainwater off the roof of the school to water the plants. This saves the school a lot of money, and it helps conserve our most precious resource- water.
On October 27, 2014, Greystone was awarded their Outdoor Classroom certification from the Alabama Wildlife Federation! It is always a delight to see projects blossom and mature!