Going green isn't just an idea -- for some it may soon be a reality.
It isn't only adults who are making a difference, it's kids, too, NewsChannel5 meteorologist Jason Nicholas reported.
Teacher Lawrence Kuh said that soon a green skate park will sit in a parking lot in Bay Village.
"Because we dont have anywhere to ride right now, we just need a place to go right now without getting in trouble," said seventh-grader Joey Strunk.
Along with Kuh, students at Bay Middle School have drawn up an environmental-friendly skate and bike park.
The asphault will be ground up and used for the park, recycling bins will be everywhere.
"We were talking about putting rain gardens outside, so the runoff water is absorbed directly through those native plants," Kuh said.
"I thought it was pretty cool that our teacher thought that kids could make a difference and get a skate park built," said seventh-grader Scott Goldfarb.
The kids have made a difference. The group has already raised $50,000, but they are still short the money needed.
Kuh is confident they'll get a grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and if that happens he thinks it's only a matter of when, not if, the park is built.
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