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Rain garden raffles, installation block parties, and small grants encourage homeowners to build their own.
Residential Rain Gardens
Demonstration projects are a group effort among community partners to beautify neighborhoods and educate the public about environmental issues and ways they can help at home.
Public Demonstration Projects
West Gresham Elementary
Gresham High School
Link to Oregonian article about Gresham High School
Snow Cap Charities, St. Henry’s Church, and Covenant Presbyterian Church
Removing invasive weeds and replanting with native species improves stream health by reducing bank erosion, providing cooling shade, and enhancing wildlife habitat.
Stream Restoration Projects
Re-directing stormwater runoff from roofs into lawns and landscaping reduces runoff volume and pollution entering local waterways.
Program participation is encouraged by tabling at Farmers’ Markets, presenting to community groups, and hosting neighborhood information fairs and block parties.
Workshops and Community Events
Multi-faceted outreach program focused on non-point source pollution reduction, at-home stormwater management, and increased urban canopy
Healthy Streams Program