Posted by: greeningvacapitol | August 3, 2010

Groundbreaking today!

We broke ground today on the project that aims to make Virginia’s Capitol the greenest in the nation! Here’s some pictures from today’s occasion.

Shovels for Groundbreaking

Site Plans for the Project

Nissa Dean, DCR Project Manager

Amanda Bassow, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Jeff Corbin, Environmental Protection Agency

Mayor Dwight Jones

Governor McDonnell


Chris Sonne and Chris Hale, our Project Civil Engineer and Landscape Architect

Thanks to everyone who attended and to all our guest speakers and groundbreakers!



  1. There’s not much I agree with Gov. McDonnell about, but Greening of Capitol Square was a good decision. It is not just about aesthetics, which is important to attract tourists to the beautiful Capitol designed by Mr. Jefferson, but to save the dying Chesapeake Bay.

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