Introduction to Rain Barrels and Rain Gardens

Learn the basics of Rain gardens and Rain barrels

Learn the basics of how to design and install a rain garden or a rain barrel for your home, and how these simple measures can protect our streams and wildlife. After a brief introduction to stormwater and its impacts to streams, this class will focus on choosing appropriate locations and sizes for rain barrels and rain gardens, and maintaining them for maximum aesthetic benefits. This class will also discuss using native plants and other DIY practices for protecting our natural resources. Advance registration is required.
This class is eligible for Criteria 3 and Continuing Ed credit towards NC Environmental Educator Certification.

Admission: FREE
Event Phone: 9199962760

Walnut Creek Wetland Park
Downtown Raleigh
950 Peterson Street
Raleigh, NC 27610