First Night 2008, Boston, Boston Common on Brewers Fountain
"Mangrove" includes rich green native flora, a wading flock of pink flamingos, and towering palms. Friendly alligators and an indigenous panther sip from emerald water while interested snowy white egrets survey the extraordinary magnificence.
Size: 110 blocks of Ice, 15 tons, 15 feet high, 32 feet wide
Climate: 1 hour of freezing temperatures in 5 days of carving, rain 3 days in the high 40’s and low 50’s temps in the PM 34-44F.