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Baby Steps:

I've got 5 minutes,
What can I do?

  • Take a shower instead of a bath
  • Turn off water while brushing teeth
  • Tell your friends!

Big Steps:

I've got 5 hours,
What can I do?

  • Install a rain barrel
  • Plant a native tree
  • Disconnect your downspouts

Giant Steps:

I've got 5 days,
What can I do?

  • Install a green roof
  • Set up a cistern
  • Plant a rain garden

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Demonstration Stormwater Planters

A Stormwater Planter is typically a wooden planter that captures, filters, and temporarily stores runoff diverted from a downspout. ┬áSome of the captured runoff is removed by plants and the remaining water is filtered through soil media and stored at … Continue reading

Economic Benefits of Cleaning up the Chesapeake

BREAKING: The Chesapeake Bay Foundation just released a comprehensive report–the first of its kind!–on the economic benefits of cleaning up our Bay and its rivers and streams. Read on. The numbers are staggering!

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