IHM 4-H Club Participates in “Art on a Rain Barrel Contest”


The Indian Harbour Montessori Makos 4-H Club recently participated in the "Art on a Rain Barrel Contest" UCF-IFAS extension--Brevard Co. Fair, with their project titled "Indian River Lagoon". Post by Especially For Children & Indian Harbour Montessori. What is a Rain Barrel? A rain barrel is a 55-gallon recycled food-grade plastic barrel that is placed at the outlet of a roof gutter to catch rooftop runoff during a storm (referred to as “stormwater”). When stormwater runs off of impervious surfaces like roofs, parking lots, compacted soils, and roads, it accumulates fine sand, nutrients like phosphorus, bacteria from animal wastes, oil, grease [...]