Southern Chapter Day of Service supports landscape education Email
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 07:00 AM


ALCC Southern Chapter Day of Service, Falcon HighOn Friday, April 21, 31 members of ALCC’s Southern Chapter donated their talents at Falcon High School in the Colorado Springs area to create an outdoor learning laboratory. The learning lab will provide open-air classrooms for a new landscape curriculum the school is implementing fall of 2017 in partnership with the Landscape Career Pathways Program.

During the one-day project, industry pros and Falcon High students built:

  • Four irrigations system stations where students will learn basics of installation, repair and water management technologies.  
  • A large garden where students will learn plant identification, planting and plant maintenance skills.
  • A 400-square-foot area where students will install hardscapes. Another section will be used for calculating slope, grades and installing turf.

The Landscape Career Pathways program is sponsored by DBC Irrigation Supply and The L.L. Johnson Distributing Company.

Volunteers came from the following member companies:

  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Colorado Stoneworks Landscaping, LLC
  • DBC Irrigation Supply
  • CPS Distributors, Inc.
  • Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply
  • J. Rick Lawn & Tree
  • SiteOneTM Landscape Supply
  • Sunflower Landscapes, Inc.
  • Timberline Landscaping, Inc.

Equipment and Materials were donated by:

  • Bobcat of the Rockies
  • C&C Sand and Stone Co., Inc.
  • Colorado Tree Farm Nursery
  • CPS Distributors, Inc.
  • DBC Irrigation Supply
  • Harding Nursery, Inc.
  • Pioneer Sand Co., Inc.
  • SiteOneTM Landscape Supply
  • Sunflower Landscapes, Inc.

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