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Kirkwood Marks Earth Day with Two Major Honors

The Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (April 18, 2018)-Kirkwood Community College recently received two major awards for promoting sustainability and environmentally-friendly practices across its campuses. The college has been given a Tree Campus USA designation for the seventh year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation. The recognition […]

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Vegetable Gardening Moves Indoors

A Kirkwood Horticulture student inspects some tomatoes  CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 24, 2017)-Hydroponic and aquaponic systems were installed in the Kirkwood greenhouse to teach the next generation of horticulturalists this environmentally-friendly way of gardening. When it’s too cold for outdoor gardening, the growing season moves indoors to help continually supply garden-fresh produce to patrons of […]

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