Rain Gardens 101 – Why Retain the Rain? Speaker Series at Cascade Meadow Wetlands & Environmental Science Center
Is minimizing pollution of local waterways important to you? Are you looking for a way to draw more birds and butterflies to your yard? Do you want to spend less time mowing your lawn? Join us as Megan Duffey Moeller explains how retaining the rain can make all the difference! This class will cover the basics of rain garden functions, the benefits of long rooted and native plants, and the importance of managing stormwater onsite. A photo tour will highlight rain gardens throughout the city, including those installed as part of the Realize Rain Garden Rochester Cost-Share Grant Program.
Megan Duffey Moeller is the Stormwater Educator for the City of Rochester.
This program is FREE of charge.
Date: February 17
Time: 7-8:30 pm
Place: Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Science Center, 2900 19th Street NW, Rochester, 55901