• “[My rain garden has solved] a flooding problem…and given me a chance to meet my neighbors”

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

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

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

    BERT
    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

January 11, 2020
  • Jumpstart Your Yard: Tips for designing a sustainable landscape - Woodinville

    Starts: January 11, 2020 - 10:00 am
    Ends: January 11, 2020 - 12:00 pm
    Location: Brightwater Center - 22505 Washington 9 - Woodinville, WA 98072
January 20, 2020
  • Soil and Water Stewardship Training - Apply by Monday 1/27

    Starts: January 20, 2020 - 10:00 am
    Ends: January 20, 2020 - 11:00 am
January 25, 2020
  • The Foundation of Your Yard: The dirt on soil, compost, and mulch - Woodinville

    Starts: January 25, 2020 - 10:00 am
    Ends: January 25, 2020 - 12:00 pm
    Location: Brightwater Center - 22505 Washington 9 - Woodinville, WA 98072
February 8, 2020
  • Plant Right for Your Site: Selecting plants for functionality & wildlife - Woodinville

    Starts: February 8, 2020 - 10:00 am
    Ends: February 8, 2020 - 12:00 pm
    Location: Brightwater Center - 22505 Washington 9 - Woodinville, WA 98072
February 22, 2020
  • Watering Wisely: Tips on managing water to reduce use and runoff - Woodinville

    Starts: February 22, 2020 - 10:00 am
    Ends: February 22, 2020 - 12:00 pm
    Location: Brightwater Center - 22505 Washington 9 - Woodinville, WA 98072
March 20, 2020
  • 5th Annual Puget Sound Green Infrastructure Summit

    Starts: March 20, 2020 - 8:30 am
    Ends: March 20, 2020 - 5:30 pm
    Location: University of Washington Tacoma, 1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA
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