The school is letting 28 percent of its turf — a proposed 13.6 acres in total — go brown in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s new demands that campuses cut their water use by one-fourth.
It’s easy to stay in Cal Poly’s isolated bubble of green lawns and flowering plants. It’s easy to forget we’re in a drought.
With only five remaining locations of the Monterey pine tree in its native range, this species is on the endangered species list.
While the drought has prevented students from gaining practical experience, it hasn’t stopped students from wanting to learn by doing.
Modifications have been made to resident hall and public restrooms on campus, as well as resident hall shower heads.
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