Learn How To Build A “Rain Garden” Nov. 12th
Burien Parks is sponsoring a special class on creating a “Rain Garden” on Wed. Nov. 12th from 6:30-8:30pm at the Burien Community Center.
The class will be taught by WSU/Pierce County Extension Educator and stormwater management specialist
Curtis Hinman in a workshop that introduces the basics of rain garden construction.
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 12th from 6:30-8:30 pm
WHERE: Burien Community Center, 425 SW 144th Street Burien, WA 98166
COST: Class is FREE! Register online at http://king.wsu.edu/enviro/events.htm or call Darcy Batura at 206.205.3130. Registration is preferred but not required.
This final class in the Tools for Resourceful Living Series 2008 will help participants learn the basics of incorporating rain gardens into their landscape to provide habitat, improve the way rainwater soaks into landscape, and prevent runoff from reaching our streams lakes and wetlands.
WSU King County Extension teaches King County residents feasible ways to limit inputs into the waste stream, conserve resources, and save money.
The 2008 series, in partnership with King County, The City of Lake Forest Park, and the City of Burien, has attracted nearly 400 participants so far. Over the last five years, the program has directly engaged over 1,200 King County residents, with the majority indicating that they will implement positive, sustainable changes as a direct result of the classes.
WSU Extension experts provide resources that help individuals, families, and communities improve stewardship and quality of life in urban and rural King County. We have been doing this for nearly 100 years. Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of non-compliance may be reported through your local extension office.