Joanna Ashworth

    Building Rain Gardens in the Climate Emergency Era

    “One rain garden does not seem like much in the face of so much road water runoff that is sending containments into our salmon bearing streams and rivers, but scaled up, green infrastructure like rain gardens capture and filter large volumes of runoff, thereby reducing flow and pollutants and better protecting species. These green approaches are also more cost effective than replacing municipal storm water infrastructure and provide opportunities for community interaction,” stated Joanna Ashworth.

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