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12,000 Rain Gardens | in Puget Sound
  • “[My rain garden has solved] a flooding problem…and given me a chance to meet my neighbors”

    Burien, WA
  • “I don’t consider myself a gardener, so I really appreciate that my rain garden is low maintenance”

    Eatonville, WA
  • “This rain garden solved flooding, improved my home’s appearance and value and is helping the environment.”

    Puyallup, WA
  • “This project taught me about sustainability… and how one person or one household can make a difference.”

    Puyallup, WA


Join your neighbors cleaning up Puget Sound!

Click the map to see what’s happening in your community!


Washington State University and Stewardship Partners are leading a groundbreaking campaign to install 12,000 rain gardens in the Seattle/Puget Sound Region.

home-pageYou can actively participate in this exciting campaign by installing one or more rain gardens in your community. Rain gardens will help your immediate surroundings because they:

  • Reduce water pollution
  • Prevent flooding
  • Increase home values
  • Make for beautiful, low-maintenance landscapes
  • Help your community save millions of dollars in pollution clean-up and expensive stormwater projects


Rain gardens work like a native forest by capturing and infiltrating polluted runoff from rooftops, driveways, and other hard surfaces. Meeting our campaign goal of 12,000 rain gardens in Seattle/Puget Sound would soak up 160 million gallons of polluted runoff to protect our waterways, significantly helping stop the stormwater crisis that is threatening our waterways. Help us reduce water pollution and prevent flooding in the Puget Sound area by installing a rain garden in your area soon.

Upcoming Events

March 23, 2019
  • AHORRE LA LLUVIA! Save the Rain! - Free Workshops in Spanish - Monroe

    Starts: March 23, 2019 - 9:30 am
    Ends: March 23, 2019 - 12:30 pm
    Location: Monroe Chamber of Commerce, 125 S Lewis St, Monroe, WA 98272, USA
March 26, 2019
  • Webinar: Revealing the Full Value of Green Stormwater Infrastructure

    Starts: March 26, 2019 - 11:00 am
    Ends: March 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm
  • Career Event: Jobs for Clean Water - Seattle

    Starts: March 26, 2019 - 4:30 pm
    Ends: March 26, 2019 - 7:00 pm
    Location: King Street Center, 201 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
  • RainWise Workshop - Seattle

    Starts: March 26, 2019 - 6:00 pm
    Ends: March 26, 2019 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave SW: entrance at SW Dawson and, 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126, USA
  • Rain Garden Workshop - Everett

    Starts: March 26, 2019 - 6:30 pm
    Ends: March 26, 2019 - 8:30 pm
    Location: 2702 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA 98201, USA
March 28, 2019
  • 2019 Sustainability Training Forum: Puget Sound Recovery & the Built Environment - Seattle

    Starts: March 28, 2019 - 8:00 am
    Ends: March 28, 2019 - 5:00 pm
    Location: Husky Union Building, 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
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