24 Nov '11, 2pm

Ducks live in reused Chevy Volt battery covers and other intersting tidbits from GM

Ducks live in reused Chevy Volt battery covers and other intersting tidbits from GM

GM Plant Sites Certifiably Kind to Their Habitats 21 Wildlife Habitat Council certifications globally lead all automotive manufacturers DETROIT – Six General Motors facilities globally are joining 15 others in earning the Wildlife Habitat Council certification for creating or enhancing wildlife habitats on their grounds. With 21 certified programs, GM leads all automotive manufacturers. GM incorporates elements like walking trails, native tree plantings, butterfly gardens, rain gardens to control storm water runoff, restored prairie and wetlands, and bat and duck nesting boxes. It works with the nonprofit WHC to encourage habitat management and environmental education at its sites. The Wildlife at WorkSM and Corporate Lands for LearningSM certification programs recognize companies that establish community education about conservation. Features of GM's new certifications in...

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