Free "Rain Garden 101" Workshop, Gresham City Hall: Mar 27, 2010 9AM

03/27/2010 - 9:00am
03/27/2010 - 1:00pm
Free Rain Garden 101 Workshop. Learn the how-to of constructing your own rain garden. Gresham City Hall, Mar 27, 2010 9AM-1PM
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Free workshop

Learn the "how-to's" of constructing your own rain garden!

When: Saturday Mar 27, 2010 9AM - 1PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR 97030
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Rain gardens are a great way to add beautiful landscaping to your yard and protect overloaded urban streams at the same time.

Free Workshop

Attend this free "Rain Garden 101" workshop presented by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District. (Registration required)

At this workshop you'll learn how to assess your site to determine the best location and size, calculate impervious surfaces, determine soil suitability, choose appropriate plants, and how to maintain your new rain garden. You will also receive a comprehensive manual that shows all the steps to constructing a rain garden.

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$100 Rain Garden Grants Available in 2010

Planning to landscape in spring? By installing a rain garden into your landscape to manage stormwater from your home, you could be eligible for up to $100 from the City and East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. Grant rules and installation guidelines will be available in February. Contact Keri Handaly at 503-618-2657 or email Read more


Contact Katie Meckes, Outreach Coordinator, by phone 503-935-5368, or email
East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District
503-222-SOIL (7645)

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