Naturalist Doug Tallamy says our lawns could support a "home-grown national park." Most gardeners don't think of bugs unless it's how to kill them, he said, but insects are crucial to restoring native ecosystems.
In addition to their Greencorps diplomas, each graduate collected a binder of certificates earned throughout the course of the program, from hazardous materials training and CPR to brownfield clean-up.
Dayton’s population has been shrinking since the 1960s. Most of the area’s factory jobs are long gone. To save the city, Schultz has embraced a new idea: Help immigrants and refugees lay roots in Dayton.