Watershed Hero Award 2013 Goes to Will Rogers Elementary School

LtoR: Teachers Daniel Flores and Ricardo Pinedo, Will Rogers Elementary School Principal Danielle Cortes, teacher Kris Guzman and Ventura Water GM Shana Epstein.

LtoR: Teachers Daniel Flores and Ricardo Pinedo, Will Rogers Elementary School Principal Danielle Cortes, teacher Kris Guzman and Ventura Water GM Shana Epstein.

On November 18, 2013, in a special ceremony before the Ventura City Council and coinciding with the presentation of the 2013 Green School Award to EP Foster Elementary School for spearheading efforts for the first full-scale recycling and food waste diversion program within the Ventura Unified School District, Ventura Water’s General Manager Shana Epstein and Mayor Mike Tracy presented Will Rogers Elementary School with the NEW Watershed Hero Award for creating wildlife habitats on their campus and reducing stormwater flows with the installation of a new bioswale.  Watch the “Sustainable Ventura News” video about Will Rogers Elementary School’s environmental programs.
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