Welcome StationThe Welcome areas offer you an overview of the Beyond the Midway project. The stations themselves contain flooring of permeable pavers called Xeripavers. These natural rock pavers provide an infrastructure to assure that the kiosks rid themselves of stormwater.
WetlandsAbsorbing, soaking and purifying, the wetlands, the sponges of the earth, are one of the most diverse systems of nature.
Rain GardenThe beauty of a garden space designed as a Rain Garden hides an underground foundation that captures and treats rainwater and infiltrates it efficiently into the earth.
SwaleThis long unpaved channel captures rushing water, slows it down and allows it to absorb into the ground.
Rain BarrelFor generations the gentle sound of rain on a rooftop has brought comfort to families and a welcome source of water. From the roof through the downspouts to the rain barrel water was harvested to irrigate vegetable and flower gardens.
Along the trail you will find trees that grow easily in middle Tennessee such as: Sycamore, Bald Cypress, Weeping, Willows, River Birch, Eastern Cottonwood, Pawpaw, Hornbeam/Ironwood, Black Gum, Bur Oak, Sweet Gum & Swamp White Oak