Garden staff and volunteers await delivery of the floating wetland island. Pictured are Volunteers Sherry Giese & Ralph Ashton (right), Irrigation Tech John Niemczyk (center), Volunteer Buz Sawyer, and Gardener Patrick O’Hagan. The floating wetland will reduce pollution in the Upham Brook and Bay watersheds, provide food and habitat for wildlife, and do so in a natural, aesthetically beautiful, and cost-effective way.
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With good humor unsuppressed after 3.5 hours of heavy gardening labor, 17 of the 22 Genworth volunteers display some of the results of their labor. The Genworth team was led by Jen Phillips (front row, second from right).