Retention basin

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 5 - About 43 Essays
  • Good Essays

    Additional event spaces comprise of a medium plaza south of the CWF to be used for farmer markets and other events. Natural spaces scattered throughout the park include expansive garden plots and wetlands on the north edge , trees lining the north-south promenade, and new tree plantings near the ball fields and new parking areas. Like the Recreation Concept, the wetland was enhanced as an amenity to the park and park users for environmental education and help with flood retention during large storms. On the harbor side of the curvilinear waterfront trail, there are dune areas for users to have a quiet place for contemplation but also serve as flood retention. The Naturalistic Concept considered a variety of active and passive recreation options. The existing ball fields were kept for little league teams. A splash park, centrally located near the plaza has an adjacent lawn for parents to relax and watch their children. The centralized multi-purpose lawn can be used sports games, the car show, festivals and passive activities. On the west side of the park, there are spaces for basketball and tennis players, bocce ball clubs, and a large playground for all ages. Collocated in this area are reservable picnic shelters and a kitchen…

    • 1094 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Proposal for Scottish about rejuvenation programme for Bowling Basin I would like to propose a site-specific performance piece as part of the Bowling Basin rejuvenation programme. The performance would aim to attract the local community, passers by as well as anyone interested in the history of the harbour. The Bowling Harbour was first opened in 1851. It was a pioneer within the UK shipbuilding industry and provided the country with a large quantity of quality ships, before and during the…

    • 1473 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Grade retention, also known as “being held back” or “repeating”, has been a controversy within the educational system. Grade retention is requiring a student to return to a grade for further education, because he or she did not demonstrate a knowledge of the skills. Rather than follow social promotion traditions, schools should retain students who score low on state assessments, daily homework, and test scores; have little parental support; or show a lack of maturity. The country will face many…

    • 1767 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Data Retention Policy

    • 1877 Words
    • 8 Pages

    1 Data archiving is the process of moving data that is no longer actively used to a separate storage device for long-term retention. Archive data consists of older data that is still important to the organization and may be needed for future reference, as well as data that must be retained for regulatory compliance. Data archives are indexed and have search capabilities so files and parts of files can be easily located and retrieved. Archiving information involves removing old inactive files…

    • 1877 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    example, in the Amazon around 17 percent of the forest has been lost in 50 years, mostly due to forest conversion for cattle ranching (Deforestation). Likewise, trees are not the only thing we lose, we lose wildlife and not just tiny amount, the more there is deforestation the more wildlife will be affected (17). “About 80 percent of the world’s documented species can be found in tropical rainforests-some of the forests most vulnerable to deforestation. When species lose their forest homes, they…

    • 1493 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    In america each person generates around 4.3 pounds of garbage daily harming and threatening the world 's biodiversity. There are three types of biodiversity including biodiversity ecosystem, species biodiversity, and genetic biodiversity. All three are fairly self explanatory, ecosystem biodiversity is all the ecosystems within a region of Earth, species biodiversity is all the organisms within an ecosystem, and genetic biodiversity is the different subsets of an organism like a white bunny or a…

    • 1694 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    RainForest My biome is the rainforest. I chose the rainforest because it seems like a very interesting biome to do my report on. There are many locations for rainforest the ones I found are the amazon rainforest, the rainforest of asia, the central american rainforest, and the australian rainforest. All these rainforest are different some are big and some are small. Although all of these rainforest do have something in common they are all tropical rainforest. The climate of a rainforest…

    • 434 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    In a rapidly evolving world where new discoveries are made in technology on an almost daily basis, it is often important to reflect on the circumstances of the past as they continue to shape events occurring today. The Sea and the Jungle by H. M. Tomlinson can offer the reader an insightful glimpse into the history of Brazil through the lense of fiction, as though peering through the lush foliage of the Amazon rain forest and happening upon the events of an entirely different era of travel and…

    • 2047 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    Forests are essential places for therapeutic plants to develop. In the long run these can be utilized as a part of medicinal research. Forest degradation has enormously reduced the accessibility of therapeutic plant species in the Brazilian Amazon. As of today, 25% of Western pharmaceuticals are derived from rainforest materials, yet just 1% of plants of the Amazon have so far been tried. Currently, over 120 drugs come from plant-derived sources. Of the 3000 plants identified by the US National…

    • 1722 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    How Human Vices Are Destroying the Worlds Forests There are many environmental issues the world is currently facing-species extinction, global warming, deforestation, and pollution are just a few. Philip Cafaro argues in the book Environmental Virtue Ethics, that there are four main vices in society that lead to personal and environmental harm. The vices are gluttony, greed, apathy, and arrogance. One of the world’s major environmental destructions is deforestation; these four main vices are the…

    • 1967 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5