Green Infrastructure

  1. Rain Gardens

Rain gardens help to increase groundwater filtration that recharges aquifers, is valuable for birds, butterflies and can reduce pollutants that get into our waterways.   Below are links to help you select the plants as well has how to create a rain garden in your yard.

Sunny Rain Garden Plants

Shady Rain Garden Plants

Rain Garden Construction

Other sites for more information

MMSD Rain Gardens

FreshCoast Resources for Rain Gardens

  1. Rain Barrels
  1. Native Plantings
  1. Stormwater Trees
  1. Rain Scaping
  1. Porous Pavement
  1. Downspout Connection