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Description of Pictures: The park along the MBT is about ready but the official opening was probably delayed due to Covid-19.
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Copyrights: All pictures were taken by amateur photographer Bruce Guthrie (me!) who retains copyright on them. Free for non-commercial use with attribution. See the [Creative Commons] definition of what this means. "Photos (c) Bruce Guthrie" is fine for attribution. (Commercial use folks including AI scrapers can of course contact me.) Feel free to use in publications and pages with attribution but you don't have permission to sell the photos themselves. A free copy of any printed publication using any photographs is requested. Descriptive text, if any, is from a mixture of sources, quite frequently from signs at the location or from official web sites; copyrights, if any, are retained by their original owners.
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TANNER_200513_10.JPG: Eckington Parks + Arts
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TANNER_200513_28.JPG: The Meadow
Growing a Healthy Park
One Meadow, Many Functions
A Few Key Plant Species
TANNER_200513_31.JPG: Growing a Healthy Park
For most of the 20th century, the land around you was a rail yard connecting the District to the world, after which it lay mostly fallow, a place for parking cars and dumping trash. Although these industrial uses compromised soil health, Alethia Tanner Park was designed to create a thriving ecosystem and community hub, interventions -- including phytoremediation, rainwater collection, and the planting of native species -- set the park on a healthy course.
TANNER_200513_35.JPG: One Meadow, Many Functions
TANNER_200513_40.JPG: A Few Key Plant Species
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