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Dane County Land & Water Resources Department

Dig into Rain Gardens- 1:1 Coaching Sessions with the Experts

Event Dates

  • 03/04/2023

Event Description

Thinking of incorporating a rain garden into your landscape, but have some questions or don’t know where to start? We can help! Rain gardens protect our local waters by capturing stormwater runoff from roofs and other hard surfaces and allowing it to slowly soak into the ground rather than wash into our lakes, rivers and streams.

Dane County and the Madison Area Municipal Stormwater Partnership (MAMSWaP) are offering a limited number of 30 minute one-on-one rain garden coaching sessions for Dane County residents this spring. Participants will meet individually with a rain garden expert to look at their specific site using an online mapping application, determine drainage patterns and select an optimal location for a rain garden. Experts will also assist participants with sizing, plant selection and provide resources on site preparation and installation. 

Time: 30 minute sessions from 8:00 to 12:15PM (8-8:30, 8:45-9:15, 9:30-10, 10:15-10:45, 11-11:30, 11:45-12:15)

Cost: $20 with an opportunity to receive a reimbursement of up to $50 for native plants purchased through the Plant Dane Native Plant Program and planted in the rain garden.

Registration required. To reserve a spot visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/513275650287 

Location

Lyman F. Anderson Agriculture & Conservation Center at 5201 Fen Oak Dr., Madison 53718

Contact

campbell.christal@countyofdane.com (608) 228-4493

Categories: Training, Talk or Workshop