Shaw Woods - Green Roof

The information kiosks at the Shaw Woods  each feature a Green Roof - living vegetation covers the roof surface.

Grant Dobson designed and created these unique features.


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This experimental Green Roof  features plants commonly found along the trails in the Shaw Woods.

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West Side Trail Head Kiosk
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Grant selected plants that are  drought and cold tolerant.

Common Polypody (Polypodium virginianum) and Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) :  found on Johnny's Lookout Trail and Snake River Trail  (both opening 2013)

Partridgeberry (Mitchella repens) :  found on Old Growth Loop and Great Gully Trail

Others may be featured as the planting evolves and conditions dictate.


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East Side Trail Head Kiosk

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A vinyl membrane was used for these installations.

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If you are interested in more information contact Grant -
 Grant Dobson

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