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University Hill rain garden is one of the signature beauty spots in the Institution’s ongoing green efforts. The three-tiered garden, featuring cascading plots separated by stone weirs, suffered this spring in heavy rains but has recovered. Photo by Demetrius Freeman.

Grants aid Institution’s efforts to protect Chautauqua Lake

Chautauqua Institution is in line for nearly $700,000 in federal and state grant money, which will be used over the next three years to accelerate development of its natural stormwater runoff filtration systems.

“If good fortune is where preparation meets opportunity,” said Doug Conroe, director of operations, “we can count ourselves fortunate indeed in Chautauqua.”

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