1. Rain Gardens - Saving Streams One Yard At A Time


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    By creating a rain garden, you can capture water from your downspouts and yard in a way that creates habitat for wildlife -- and protects your local streams. If you are a K-12 educator, find resources…

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    • Gardening For a Healthier Bay


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      Meet Shirley Stark, a homeowner from Lemoyne, PA, whose plan to transform a typical suburban yard of turf grass into an English country garden took a whole new direction when she discovered the impacts…

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      • Stormwater Bump-outs: Calming a Community while Protecting the Creek


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        The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) is using a variety of innovations to protect waterways from polluted rainwater, but they're every bit as focused on meeting community needs as they are…

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        • Neighbors Fight Stormwater Pollution by Building Rain Gardens


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          Three months ago, Karrie Kohlhaas didn’t know what a rain garden was. Now she has one in her front yard and there are nine others on her block. That’s how fast rain gardens are spreading…

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          • Valuing Our Freshwater


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            LEAF intern Samantha Hoffman explores how precious our freshwater really is and what a rain garden can do to conserve it.

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            • Who Swims in the Rain?


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              This video is about Olalla Creek and some of its relationships with the community it flows through. Featured are kids at Olalla Elementary and plans for replacing the failing parking lot at the mouth…

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              • The Great New Westminster Yard Overhaul


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                In 2016 I spent 5 or so months dragging concrete out of my backyard and cursing the name of whoever decided paving your backyard is a good idea. I shot a few timelapses and decided to share some of…

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                • Get Wild, Go Native


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                  Native gardening is good for our air, water, wildlife and us! Join our "Go Native" group to learn all the ways you can "Get Wild" in your life!

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                  • Managing Runoff in Paxton Creek: A Practical Approach


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                    The Paxton Creek was once a vibrant waterway that helped lay the foundation for the city of Harrisburg, but a changing landscape has severely impacted its health. Vision and collaboration are bringing…

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                    • Rain Garden


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                      In this video, you'll find out about the importance of rain gardens and how some local students are making a difference.

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